SEBASTIAN, Florida – An employee at the Sebastian Cumberland Farms called police about an intoxicated man wandering around the parking lot of the property.
Sebastian Police made contact with the suspect, identified as 39-year-old Richard Kim Bartlett, who appeared to be unsteady on his feet, according to the report.
“I asked him if he had anything hazardous on his person to which he replied, ‘no.’ I then asked him if I could conduct a search of his person to which he replied, ‘yes’,” the officer said, according to the report.
Upon searching Bartlett, the officer found a needle and two travel size Advil bottles with loose pills.
“There might be a couple of things in there,” Bartlett told police. When the officer asked what things, Bartlett replied, “Well you know.”
The second bottle contained four Subutex 8 MG (Schedule 3 Drug) pills.
Bartlett told police that he had a prescription for the pills, but was unable to provide proof.
Bartlett was arrested and transported to the Indian River County Jail where he was charged with Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance.
According to jail records, Barlett was also arrested in 2015 on charges of Felony Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Oxycodone, and Possession of Amphetamines.
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