Police: Man hid 54 baggies of drugs in “body cavity”

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Officers with the Martinsburg Police Department said they seized 54 bags of crack cocaine and heroin, valuing nearly $6,000, from a man’s body cavity early Friday morning. 

Following a traffic stop for speeding, police said they noticed Quamir Finch of Philadelphia, 20, clenching his buttocks and pulling away from officers.

K9 Officer Argos was called to the scene and alerted to the odor of drugs coming from the vehicle. Officers searched the vehicle and found a total of $2,277 in the back passenger compartment arm rest underneath a loose cup holder.

Finch was arrested for obstruction and taken to booking, where officers said they found 6 grams of crack cocaine packaged in 12 baggies and 15.5 grams of heroin packaged in 42 baggies in one of his “body cavities.”

The passenger of the vehicle, Corey Tisdell, 25, also of Philadelphia, was also arrested. Police said they found 8 grams of crack cocaine packaged in 16 baggies in his underwear, as well as $442 in his pocket. 

In total, officers said they found $8,177 worth of drugs and money in the car and on the suspects.

Both were charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin, conspiracy to posses with the intent to deliver heroin, possession with the intent to deliver crack cocaine and conspiracy to possess with the intent to deliver crack cocaine.

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