Jeremy Matthew Schmidt's Stupid Human Trick

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For some reason, a gag from the 1980 movie Airplane! comes to mind when visualizing Monday night's bust in Lake Forest of a 22-year-old parolee for alleged heroin possession.

The scene in question introduced the Dr. Alan Rumack character and the previously undiscovered comedic chops of the late, great actor Leslie Nielsen. See Dr. Rumack getting to the bottom of the food poisoning overtaking passengers and crew after the jump . . .



Jeremy Matthew Schmidt was pulled over by sheriff's deputies just after 8:30 p.m. Monday at Ridge Route Drive and Overlake Drive. The plumber, who is on probation, was told to get out of his car and sit in the curb.

A deputy claims he saw Schmidt spit something out as he sat on the curb. Upon further examination, it turned out to be a balloon filled with heroin, according to the sheriff's department.

But the suspect was not done--he allegedly went on to spit out 10 more heroin-filled balloons. Talk about a parlor trick!

Schmidt supposedly led deputies to believe he once had a dozen balloons in his mouth, claiming to have swallowed one while sitting there on the curb. He was rushed to Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Mission Viejo, but doctors there reported the man had not downed any horse.

He was arrested on suspicion of possession of an uncontrolled substance and taken to Orange County Jail, where Schmidt was held in lieu of $30,000 bail.

And don't call him Shirley.


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parkerstriprats
parkerstriprats

6/26/14 so this idiot gets arrested yesterday in my neighborhood, so I decided to google his name and low and behold I find this article.  He lives 2 streets over from me and it took the whole sheriffs department to take him into custody, he was high on something threating his neighbors and when the sheriffs came they had to pull out there guns and tell him to freeze, I guess he was also in the middle of the street hitting at passing cars and throwing blue bags of doggy poop at cars, he is in jail waiting on a June 27th court appearance, hopefully his parents wont post bail.

Dweezle.Di
Dweezle.Di

He was told to sit IN the curb? when was it made illegal to possess an uncontrolled substance? this dude must have been a big mouth to hold 12 balloons in it at once, is he gay?

Kat
Kat

Strange, making this into something amusing. It's not really a comical story, is it...

latina
latina

wow.........................crazy

Bill T.
Bill T.

"... possession of an uncontrolled substance ...", um, surely a "controlled substance"?

20ftJesus
20ftJesus

@Matty: Do you like movies about gladiators?

20ftJesus
20ftJesus

I don't actually read the stories as much as I mock them.

Billy
Billy

Ever been in a Turkish prison?

Dweezle.Di
Dweezle.Di

I find a lot of people comment without actually reading... well maybe they do not read the same stories they comment on... lol

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