Florida Man May 10 James Staite

A Florida Man Was Arrested After Calling 911 While High on Meth

Let this be a lesson that if you’re going to get high, stay away from your phone.

A Florida man from Panama City Beach is facing drug possession charges after he called 911 while hallucinating on meth.

According to police the man, James Staite, called police and said a man was chasing him into a campground bathroom. Then, he told the operator the man was attempting to break in.

Police responded and Staite showed them a video he said captured the incident. Deputies were unable to see anything that backed up his story. While investigating police found Staite’s car at a nearby intersection and a K9 was deployed.

The police dog was able to detect the presence of drugs. During the search they found methamphetamine and multiple hypodermic needles.

Staite is facing charges of possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. There was also an outstanding warrant out of Bay County for violation of probation.

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