Cocaine found in suspect's boxer shorts, deputies say

Jerome Durham Jr. arrested in Big Pine Key

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BIG PINE KEY, Fla. - Deputies attempting to arrest a man on an outstanding warrant said they found cocaine hidden in his boxer shorts, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

Jerome Durham Jr., 26, was arrested early Friday morning in Big Pine Key.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Becky Herrin said deputies came to the Florida Keys home looking for Durham, who was wanted on suspicion of selling cocaine within 100 feet of a public park.

After Durham was taken into custody, deputies said they found two plastic bags containing 35 grams of cocaine hidden in his boxer shorts.

Durham now faces a charge of trafficking in cocaine.

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