Man jailed after allegedly hiding drugs in mouth

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A Wichita Falls man is behind bars after allegedly hiding drugs in his mouth and spitting them out after an altercation.

According to police, officers were called to 8th and Baylor streets on Monday where Victor Lamont Palmer, 51, was threatening to shoot someone.

While conducting a search, an officer said he noticed Palmer’s right cheek sticking out.

Police officers said the officer tried to pull out what he believed was a large bag of narcotics from Palmer’s mouth.

After a struggle, Palmer reportedly spit something from his mouth and officer was able to detain him.

They said a clear baggie containing meth inside multiple baggies was found.
Palmer’s bonds total more than $100,000.

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