BURRILLVILLE, R.I. (AP) -A Burrillville town councilor got more than he bargained for when he bought a used police cruiser at auction.

Kevin Blais bought the 2004 Ford Crown Victoria in an online auction from the Hartford, Conn. police.

He was cleaning it last week when he noticed a cracked area on the one-piece molded seat assembly.

When he removed the seat assembly to clean the floor, he found a plastic bag containing what he thought was crack cocaine.

He called local police, who confirmed its was cocaine.

Blais speculates that a suspect stuffed the drugs through the crack to prevent police finding them.

Burrillville Lt. Kevin San Antonio says Hartford police were “apologetic” when he told them of the discovery.


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