Police in Picayune, Mississippi, were surprised to find a handgun hidden inside a Taco Bell quesadilla during a traffic stop on Friday afternoon. The stop was initiated for a traffic violation around 12:38 p.m. When the officers approached the vehicle, they discovered that the passenger had hidden a handgun inside a folded quesadilla inside a Taco Bell bag.
During the search of the vehicle, officers discovered a distribution amount of methamphetamine, liquid heroin, and drug paraphernalia. The passenger, identified as Devin P. Mitchell, was taken into custody and charged with multiple offenses including possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute while in possession of a firearm, tampering with physical evidence, and possession of a weapon by a felon.
The driver of the vehicle was cited for a traffic violation and then released at the scene. According to reports from WLOX, the police did not disclose whether the driver was involved in the drug and weapon charges against the passenger.
Moral of the story? Don’t use a quesadilla as a holster!