SPRING HILL – Deputies responded to 5355 Baldock Ave Wednesday, in reference to an unrelated issue where they made contact with the complainant, 38-year-old Patrick Joseph Zupo.
According to officials, Deputies were standing in Zupo’s bedroom when they noticed a metal 1/8 measuring cup with a substance that appeared to be methamphetamine. When deputies asked Zupo about the substance, he replied, “Oh you don’t need to worry about that.” The deputy responded, “You shouldn’t leave your meth in plain view.” Zupo then replied, “Well I didn’t know you were coming.”
A field test of the substance confirmed that it was methamphetamine and Zupo was taken into custody .
Zupo is charged with possession of methamphetamine and he currently behind bars, held on a $5,000 bond.
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