Teen on way to spring break in Florida picked up with 7 cases of beer, marijuana in the truck, police say

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s deputies seven 30-packs of beer in the toe of the truck.

(Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office)

A 19-year-old University of Alabama student to accelerate in the direction of a spring break festivities was arrested in Florida Friday after police say they seven cases of beer and marijuana in his pick-up truck.

Alden Whiteside was stopped by Okaloosa County Sheriff’s deputies on Interstate 10 on suspicion of driving recklessly while he was on his way to the city of Destin, Action News Jax reported.

A deputy found cases of Natural Light in Whiteside the truck as well as marijuana in the center console, authorities said.

Authorities said Whiteside was also carrying a false driver’s license.

Whiteside was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of alcohol by anyone under the age of 21 years, KTRK-TV reported.

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office posted a picture of the truck on Facebook with a message to spring breakers.

“If you’re only 19 years old and on the way to spring break in Destin with seven 30 pack cases of beer in your truck, marijuana in the center console and a custom driver’s licence for your (24 years old), you probably don’t want to drive fast and reckless driving on Interstate 10. Go to jail,” the message read.

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