Florida man denies syringes found inside rectum are his

Posted at 3:17 PM, Jan 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-07 11:28:57-05

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - A Florida man denied syringes were his after jail officials found them in his rectum during a strip search.  

Wesley Scott, 40, was arrested on Friday on an outstanding warrant charging him with drug possession.  

According to WPLG, when Scott was searched at the jail, officers found three syringes inside his rectum. 

Scott claimed he found the syringes and they were not his, although he did not explain how they ended up in his buttocks. 

He is being charged with introducing contraband into a correctional facility and his bond was set up $5,000.