Police arrest man who was fixing flat tires with Band-Aids

Posted at 8:13 AM, Aug 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-22 12:07:49-04

(KGTV) - Police in Mission Viejo arrested a man who they said was trying to fix his flat tires with Band-Aids and gauze.

Officers responded to a call regarding a suspicious man parked on the side of a road in the early morning hours of Aug. 20, according to Mission Viejo Police Services.

When officers arrived, they found both driver’s side tires flat and the 26-year-old man attempting to fix the tires with the medical supplies.

While using the first aid items on the tires is not illegal, officers arrested the man on suspicion of being under the influence of drugs.