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This Friday, June 13, 2014 arrest photo provided by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, shows Christopher Mitchell, 42.  Mitchell, who weighs about 450 pounds, was arrested and is facing multiple charges after sheriff's deputies say he hid cocaine and 23 grams of marijuana under his stomach fat. (AP Photo/Volusia County Sheriff's Office)

This Friday, June 13, 2014 arrest photo provided by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, shows Christopher Mitchell, 42. Mitchell, who weighs about 450 pounds, was arrested and is facing multiple charges after sheriff's deputies say he hid cocaine and 23 grams of marijuana under his stomach fat. (AP Photo/Volusia County Sheriff's Office)

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