EAGLE, Colo. (CBS4) – A man standing before a judge on a drug charge dropped a wad of cocaine during his court hearing.
According to the Vail Daily, Juan Jose Vidrio Bibriesca, 43, was one of three defendants at the podium. He was already facing a felony drug charge.READ MORE: USGS Reports 2.8 Magnitude Earthquake Near Aspen Saturday Night
Bibriesca removed his hat for the proceeding and held it behind his back with both hands.
A folded square of paper fell from the hat.READ MORE: 'It's A Team Job': Volunteers Prepare Colorado Lands For Possible Challenging Wild Fire Year
Two officers in court saw the item fall but could not agree about which defendant dropped it.
So, they consulted the courtroom’s video surveillance system.
Upon further review, Bibriesca was found to be the source.MORE NEWS: Raise The Future Needs The Colorado Community To Come Together Around Youth Living In Foster Care
Wednesday, in front of a different judge, narcotics possession and bond violation charges were added to Bibriesca’s case. Both are felonies.