Mesa Man Insists He Has a "Permit" for Bags of Meth He Was Carrying
Police say that a Mesa man scaring people at a gas station was carrying several bags of (surprise!) meth with him at the time.
The man, 38-year-old Nakia Laye, insisted to police that he had a permit for all that meth, according to court documents obtained by New Times.
Believe it or not, there's no such thing as a meth permit.
Laye was at the Circle K at Rio Salado Parkway and Alma School Road last week, bothering just about everyone there, according to the documents.
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His behavior was apparently so strange that several people drove up to gas pumps, saw Laye, and decided to continue driving.
Laye said he was just asking for a ride and handing out his "business card," and he was arrested for disorderly conduct and trespassing, according to the documents.
Police then searched Laye's bag -- which Laye said was his -- and found three small bags of meth.
"When the defendant saw that PD found the crystal-like substance and the pipe, without being asked any question, he stated, 'Oh, shit!'" a police probable-statement says. "He repeated that several times and then stated, 'I have a permit for those!'"
It turns out Laye did not have a meth permit because it's imaginary.
He was booked into jail on felony drug charges, as well as the trespassing and disorderly conduct charges.
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