Florida man with cocaine on nose tells deputies it's not his, officials say

Credit: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

A Florida man was caught with cocaine on his nose during a traffic stop in Hillsborough County, according to deputies.

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The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said two deputies pulled over a car and noticed the passenger, Fabricio Jimenez, 20, of New Port Richey, had a white powdery substance on his nose.

Jimenez’s nose was swabbed, and the substance tested positive for cocaine, deputies said.

The Sheriff’s Office said they also found a backpack in the car containing 250 grams of marijuana and 13 Xanax pills.

The deputies said they found a small bag of cocaine on Jimenez during a search. Deputies said Jimenez told them the cocaine on his nose was not his.

Jimenez was arrested on drug charges, the Sheriff's Office said.

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