A Florida man attempted to chew off his fingerprints while in a patrol car to avoid being identified by the police.
On Thursday, Lee County Sheriff detectives noticed a 2015 Mercedes that had been reported stolen and after stopping the vehicle, they found the driver, Kenzo Roberts, was using a fake ID, had a concealed firearm and possessed three fraudulent credit cards.
Surveillance video shows Roberts unsuccessfully trying to bite off his own fingerprints while in the backseat of the patrol car. Lee County Sheriff officials say Roberts has two felony warrants for his arrest for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
A man tried to chew off his fingerprints in an attempt to not be identified by Lee County Sheriff’s deputies.
It started with a traffic stop on SR-82. Detectives noticed a 2015 Mercedes that had been reported stolen.
Detectives learned the driver of the Mercedes, identified as Kenzo Roberts, was using a fake ID, had a concealed firearm and possessed three fraudulent credit cards.
While Roberts was in the back of a patrol vehicle, he tried to remove his own fingerprints by chewing them off.
A fingerprint scanner identified Roberts and showed two felony warrants for his arrest out of Broward County for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Roberts was charged with possession of counterfeit credit cards, grand theft auto, possession of a concealed firearm, possession of similitude of a driver’s license, driving with a suspended license, and giving law enforcement false identification.
Border Patrol was contacted, and authorities learned Roberts is in the U.S. illegally.