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Florida Woman Tries to Use Urine from Aunt's Dog to Trick Court-Mandated Drug Test: Police

Florida Woman Tried to Use Dog Urine for Drug Test: Cops
Source: Unsplash; Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

Jessica Beatty reportedly brought in dog urine to use for a court-ordered drug test, police said.

Jan. 21 2024, Published 12:02 p.m. ET

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A Florida woman allegedly tried to use dog urine to pass a court-ordered drug test, according to authorities.

On Dec. 28, 2023, Jessica Beatty, 42, was arrested and charged with possessing drug paraphernalia and driving with a suspended license, according to Pinellas County police.

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Beatty was released from custody under the condition she would submit to drug testing.

According to an arrest affidavit obtained by the Daily News, Beatty allegedly arrived at the county’s probation unit recently with a urine sample even though a probation officer typically monitors the process.

Officials confronted Beatty and she reportedly admitted the urine she tried to submit belonged to her aunt’s dog, police said.

Beatty allegedly told authorities that she was hoping to trick officials at the Pinellas County Misdemeanor Probation Unit before providing a sample of her own urine.

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The results of her own urine test haven’t been reported, officials said.

The arrest affidavit said Beatty did not appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol during the encounter.

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Beatty was arrested at the probation office and was charged with urine testing, fraudulent practices, authorities said. The judge in her pending drug case sent her back to jail.

OHS Health and Safety Services, which conducts drug testing, says to not use dog urine to pass a urine test.

The company’s website states, “The lab will immediately flag this. Animal urine is completely detectable.”

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