Paris man arrested, swallows marijuana while being booked

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PARIS, TX-- A Paris man tried to eat his way out of drug charges this weekend.

Paris Police say around 4:30 Friday afternoon, 28 year old Jesse Davis was riding a four-wheeler while dropping beer bottles on FM 79.

He was arrested in the Trinity Christian Academy parking lot for public intoxication, but while being booked into the city jail, police say, they caught him trying to swallow some marijuana.

He was charged with tampering with evidence, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and public intoxication.