06/04/2015 03:26 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Suspected Drug Dealer Chews Off Cop Car Seat Belt To Attend Son's Birthday Party

Chicago Police Dept.

It must have been some party.

A Chicago man arrested on drug charges allegedly chewed off the seat belt in a cop car because he didn't want to miss his son's birthday party, according to NBC Chicago.

Spoiler alert: He didn't make it.

Lashon Stuckey, 33, was arrested Monday afternoon after police say they saw him selling $30 worth of heroin on a street on the city's Near West side, reports.

Police found several other bags of heroin in his possession.

Stuckey was placed in a squad car and taken to a nearby station. During the brief drive, the suspect managed to chew through his seat belt, causing several hundred dollars worth of damage, according to

Officers said Stuckey told them he didn't want to miss his son's birthday party, according to Illinois Patch.

As heartwarming as the excuse might sound, it didn't fly.

Stuckey was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of criminal damage to property.

Stuckey remains stuck in jail in lieu of $75,000.

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