Man Chews Through Police Car Seat Belt To Avoid Missing His Son's Birthday Party

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A Chicago man who was arrested Monday is accused of chewing through a squad car seat belt because he didn’t want to miss his son’s birthday, police said.

Lashon Stuckey, 33, was arrested just before 2 p.m. Monday and charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of criminal damage to property, according to Chicago Police News Affairs.

Police alleged Stuckey was seen conducting a suspected narcotics transaction and was arrested in the 200 block of South Western Avenue. He was found in possession of several bags of heroin.

While in a squad car, Stuckey chewed his way through the seat belt, according to the arrest report. Stuckey then told officers it was his son’s birthday and he didn’t want to miss it.

He appeared in bond court Tuesday and was ordered held in lieu of $75,000 bail.

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