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Pot found stuffed in man's pants in Port Charlotte traffic stop

Suspect: "I have a lot of weed in my pants"
Posted at 2:16 PM, Mar 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-11 14:16:03-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Port Charlotte man is facing drug charges after admitting to a deputy that he had "a lot" of marijuana on him during a traffic stop.

The arrest happened Thursday night on Toledo Blade Boulevard in Port Charlotte.

According to a Charlotte County Sheriff's Office report, a deputy pulled over 21-year-old Trevor Coday around 9:35 p.m. for a traffic infraction. The deputy noted an odor of marijuana coming from Coday's vehicle.

While being questioned, Coday acted very nervous and blurted out "I have a lot of weed in my pants" and told the deputy there is a shotgun in the car.

The deputy removed a large bag of marijuana from Coday's pants (428.9 grams) and a glass jar with yellow wax from his front pocket.

While waiting for additional backup at the scene, Coday called his girlfriend on his Apple Watch and told her "I'm going to jail for a really long time. I love you."

Deputies located a loaded Mossberg shotgun in the vehicle, a box of Winchester shotgun shells, and a Pyrex smoking bong.

Coday is charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance without a Prescription, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.