Officials: Man tosses drug bag containing his ID

GAINESVILLE – A north Florida resident was arrested after authorities say he tossed a bag with his identification and illegal drugs out a car window.

Gainesville Police say 33-year-old Tarvares Lamar Dorwell threw the bag during a chase with them on Sunday.

Officers say they tried to pull him over for driving with a missing tag light and obstructed windshield view. A chase then ensued and during the pursuit, officers allegedly observed Dorwell toss a duffel bag out the window. Inside they say they found Dorwell’s wallet and ID, 40 grams of marijuana, ecstasy pills, a scale and cash.

He was arrested while hiding in a bathroom. He faces several drug-related charges and has a $23,000 bond.