An Uber driver in Vero Beach called 911 saying his passenger had drugs and asked for officers to pull him over, police say.
The Uber driver told a Vero Beach Police officer that he saw his passenger, later identified as Maximillian Nadolny, buy items from an unknown man at a 7-Eleven Thursday night. Nadolny allegedly asked the Uber driver to make a stop at the store near US 1 and 20th Place.
The driver, fearing the passenger was bringing drugs into his vehicle, called 911.
When officers pulled the vehicle over, Nadolny threw a bag out of the window, according to a police report. An officer reporting finding the bag filled with cocaine near a bush.
Nadolny claimed he was just saying hi to an old friend at the 7-Eleven and that the bag was not his.
The officer placed Nadolny in cuffs and charged him with possessing cocaine. He was released on $5,000 bond from the Indian River County Jail.
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