Suspected drug dealer sent to hospital after swallowing substance during arrest
Charges are pending against a 37 year-old male who was sent to a local hospital for treatment Saturday after he swallowed suspected narcotics while being detained by Ypsilanti police.
The incident took place around 9 p.m. around Washington Street and Michigan Avenue in downtown Ypsilanti.
Officers responded to a report of a man selling drugs in an alleyway and detained a suspect who matched the description. The man then swallowed the suspected narcotics.
Police arrested the man for resisting and obstructing arrest.