"An undercover drug bust at a boutique hotel in downtown Tacoma this week netted more than $14,000 in cash and 10 ounces of heroin, according to court documents.
Pierce County sheriff’s investigators were conducting surveillance on a 42-year-old man Florida staying at the hotel.
They watched him walk from his room to a parking garage, where he appeared to remove something from beneath the hood of a Mercedes before getting inside the car.
Deputies moved in to arrest the man, who took off running, leaped over a short wall and landed 20 feet below on a lower parking level.
He was tackled by deputies and taken to a local hospital for treatment of a broken ankle.
Investigators searched the man’s hotel room and found..."
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