Obese Inmate Hides Gun In His Flabs Of Fat

HOUSTON -- An obese inmate in Texas has been charged after officials learned he had a gun hidden under flabs of his own flesh.

Twenty-five-year-old George Vera was charged with possession of a firearm in a correctional facility after he told a guard at the Harris County Jail about the unloaded 9mm pistol.

The Houston Chronicle reported Thursday that Vera was originally arrested on charges of selling illegal copies of compact discs.

The 500-pound man was searched during his arrest and again at a city jail and the county jail, but officers never found the weapon in his rolls of skin.

Vera admitted having the gun during a shower break at the county jail.


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  • by Ted Location: Greenville on Aug 8, 2009 at 09:09 PM
    I work for the NCDOC and I promise you there are much worse places to hide contraband lol. Much worse...
  • by MrT Location: LaNC on Aug 8, 2009 at 06:29 PM
    I heard once that a very large woman was brought into Cherry Hospital, and had a .357 magnum hid the very same way.
  • by Anonymous Location: Greenville on Aug 8, 2009 at 12:28 PM
    i didnt think people that meet his body type description took showers
  • by Home Slice Location: Washington, NC on Aug 8, 2009 at 09:53 AM
    Obesity kills!
  • by Chris Location: Greenville on Aug 8, 2009 at 09:01 AM
    That is one explosive fat roll! He probably forgot where he sat it down at.. they might have found some chicken or doughnuts under those fat rolls as well!
  • by Shonda Location: Greenville on Aug 8, 2009 at 08:47 AM
    ROTFL!
  • by omg on Aug 8, 2009 at 08:06 AM
    That's gross. Seriously.
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