In the Florida Keys, cocaine is a hell of a drug.
First there was 53-year-old Thomas Swindal, who died earlier this month after snorting a mysterious white powder that was eventually found to be cocaine, and then there's 32-year-old Alena Larrazabal, whom police say they found rolling around naked in the middle of the street yesterday.
According to Monroe County Sheriff's Deputy Becky Herrin, a pair of deputies noticed a large crowd outside of El Mocho Restaurant on Stock Island, and there was Larrazabal, without clothes in the middle of Maloney Avenue.
Herrin says Larrazabal was crawling on her hands and knees as vehicles swerved to avoid her, and as the deputies approached her, she rolled onto her back and spread her legs for a little display.
Larrazabal then continued to crawl on the ground, and as deputies tried to take her into custody, she started to fight, Herrin says.
It took the help of a couple of paramedics who arrived on the scene to get Larrazabal secured into a stretcher, and she was taken to a nearby hospital.
Later, "after she became more coherent," the cops say Larrazabal told them she'd been on a cocaine binge.
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Herrin says Larrazabal hasn't been charged with a crime, but charges may be pending.