Rochester man arrested after he was found passed out at Pizza Hut
ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -
A convicted felon is back behind bars after he was found passed out in a booth at a Rochester pizza place.
Rochester police said Batri Ismail, 22, was found passed out around 11:30 p.m. Saturday in the Pizza Hut off Highway 52 North. Police said he was found in a booth next to a bottle of gin. When restaurant staff couldn't wake up him, they called police.
While Ismail was being transported to the hospital, police said a loaded handgun was found in his pocket, along with 1.5 grams of cocaine. Ismail was arrested on felony level controlled substance and weapons charges. As a convicted felon, it is illegal for Ismail to have a handgun.
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