NC man accused of trying to eat drugs in jail

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Trey Bartley Orr, 24, of Asheville

BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina man is accused of trying to eat a plastic bag of marijuana while being held in jail.

The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that Trey Bartley Orr, 24, of Asheville, allegedly tried eating the bag inside the Buncombe County Detention Center.

The suspect was arrested Saturday and charged with drunk and disorderly conduct. He was allegedly trying to grab at pedestrians near a pub.

A jailer said he saw the suspect with a plastic baggie of drugs in his mouth.

The suspect has since been charged with possession of drugs on jail premises and was being held with on $6,000 secured bond. He has court planned for Monday.