Florida man suspected of trying to pay water bill with cocaine
DELTONA, Fla. -- Police in Volusia County are trying to find a man who may have tried to pay for his water bill with cocaine.
They said the man rode up to a Deltona water utility center on his bicycle, walked in and handed the clerk an envelope, then walked out and biked away.
The clerks said they found a powdery substance inside the envelope and called police.
Deputies and fire crews responded. The area was evacuated and HAZMAT crews were called in.
Investigators determined the powdery substance was cocaine and let employees back in, but they weren't able to find the man who left the envelope.
Deputies aren't sure whether the man was trying to pay the water bill with drugs or if he mixed up envelopes.
(Action News affiliate WOFL contributed to this report.)
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