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Vomiting man arrested for possessing drugs in Cape Coral

Posted at 2:05 PM, Aug 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-21 14:05:34-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Police were called to a Cape Coral convenience store Monday on a call about a vomiting man, and arrived to find the man in possession of drugs.

28-year-old Patrick Abernathy of Cape Coral is facing charges of Violation of Probation Warrant, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Heroin, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

According to Cape Coral Police, officers responded to a call reporting a man vomiting on himself in his car, which was parked in front of the Circle K in the 2800 block of Del Prado Boulevard around 11 a.m. Monday.

When officers arrived, they found him inside the store, shaking and sweating profusely.

A search of Abernethy incident to arrest revealed a small baggy of heroin, a baggy of cocaine, a metal container with methamphetamine inside, and a used capped syringe.