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Police: Man Caught With Drugs, 19 Inch TV In His Pants

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 21-year-old Columbia Heights man is accused of hiding drugs and stolen property in his pants while outside an Eagan business, according to charges filed Friday in Dakota County Court.

Eric Lee King was charged with felony fifth-degree controlled substance and shoplifting, a misdemeanor, in connection with the Dec. 5, 2011 incident.

According to the charges, King was walking out of a store that day when an Eagan Police officer saw him drop a box of candy in the store parking lot. When he tried to get King’s attention about it, King ignored him and kept walking.

King’s pants were noticeably starting to fall down and he continued to ignore the officer’s repeated attempts to get his attention. The officer eventually got out of his car and addressed King, and at that point King squatted down and reached in the front of his pants. The officer took him into custody for safety reasons, the complaint states.

The officer then saw in plain view that King had a large item wrapped in plastic and stuffed down his pants. It was a 19-inch flat screen television. King also had other items in his pants, including a media player television remote, power cords, a bottle of brake fluid and two Xanax pills, a Schedule IV controlled substance.

If convicted on all charges, King faces more than five years in prison and $11,000 in fines.

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  1. mustofbeenabigguy says:

    How on earth do you fit a 19″ tv down your pants?!?!?

    1. chuckster99 says:

      lol. i think it was the remote.

  2. bagginbooty says:

    super baggy pants,eh?

    1. joe says:

      Why else do you think “they” wear them?
      Cops love “them” wearing those “cool” pants though LOL

  3. mike says:

    Nice try there you fruitcake. Your big baggy pants doesn’t mean there capable of bagging any “excess baggage!” Especially a flat screen TV!

  4. Brett says:

    Bad Boys! Whatcha gonna do when they come for you?

  5. ray says:

    how big was this guy

  6. Don_J says:

    “The officer then saw in plain view that King had a large item wrapped in plastic and stuffed down his pants. It was a 19-inch flat screen television. King also had other items in his pants, including a media player television remote, power cords, a bottle of brake fluid and two Xanax pills, a Schedule IV controlled substance.”

    WHAT?!

  7. ez says:

    I don’t understand how he fit a 19 inch tv in his pants.

  8. Christopher Mankey says:

    Is that a 19-inch flat screen in your pants or are you just glad to see me?

  9. Andy says:

    Dummy should have kept walking

  10. ignatz says:

    How could he mess that up? It’s supposed to be a POTATO and it’s supposed to be in front, not in back! Gee, buy ’em books, send ’em ta school and they still get it wrong.

  11. Jack Boot says:

    as a police officer how do you not ROFLYAO when you see something like this????

  12. needs a new job says:

    How about the EXCELLANT loss prevention people in this store?? Nice job people!!!!

  13. Ha ha kevy wevy says:

    What is the matter Kevin? Are you getting a bit self concious?

    1. Kevin says:

      19″……ummmm…yes……I dont pack 19″ like you white boys….

  14. Mrs. Ida Wendeldorfer says:

    I could knit him some socks, they would fit better than a TV!

    1. What Da Fog says:

      Fit where Ida?

  15. Marcus Bachmann says:

    got any meat??????

  16. anti bachmann says:

    all i can say is what a (loser)

  17. jody says:

    He looks partially “diverse”……

    1. Kevin says:

      Just partially…if it were a full blown diverse issue…he would had got a 70″ flat in his pants…..

  18. solarhoilday says:

    hows that song go, I fought the law and the law won

  19. Kevin says:

    Sniff…..sniff…….hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm…..I smell diversity!

  20. Murph says:

    Perps are missing a key piece of anantomy, and that gives them extra room to conceal less precious items! He probably HAD TO make love in the dark for so long.He decided to turn adversity into an asset! Good luck Shorty.I hope your sentence is a bit longer than your problem!

  21. Neal says:

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

  22. Level Three says:

    His mustache arouses me.

    1. Allhornedup says:

      Me Too!!!!

  23. we says:

    Are you glad to see me or is that a T.V in your pants!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  24. now thats ugly says:

    A bottle of brake fluid?

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