Man arrested after calling medical center to report lost cocaine: Cops

A man was arrested on Long Island after he called a medical center to say he had left his cocaine there, said police.

Jose Espinosa, 40, of Franklin Square returned home from a medical facility in East Garden City Thursday morning when he realized he had lost a substance believed to be cocaine, said police.

Espinosa called the facility and described what was missing. An employee found the substance and called police.

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Cops responded and determined the substance was cocaine. Espinosa was arrested at his home on Benris Avenue.

He is charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree. He will be arraigned on Friday in Mineola.