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Meth Ingesting Attempt Fails

(La Porte County, IN) - Charges have been filed against a man who allegedly tried swallowing a bag of meth pulled from a body cavity.


La Porte County Police said 42-year-old Michael Bowen was arrested on outstanding warrants in the area of State Road 39 and U.S. 20 last week.


While being booked in the county jail, police said the Michigan City man removed a bag attached to a string from his anal cavity and tried swallowing it. Jail deputies recovered the bag allegedly containing methamphetamine, police said.


Currently, Bowen has charges involving crimes like theft, drug possession, and escape still undecided in court.

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