Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man who was being taken to jail early Saturday ended up at the St Marys ER after swallowing an unknown amount of drugs.

Police responding to an incident found 25-year-old Kadar Abdullahi and while frisking him, found a ball of cocaine. Abdullahi was handcuffed and placed in a squad car.

On the way to jail, he was somehow able to get some drugs he had hidden and began swallowing the white powder. When the officer saw Abdullahi foaming at the mouth, he was taken to St. Marys where his stomach was pumped.

He was expected to face drug charges

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