A Buffalo man charged with beating another man with a shovel last week ended up in more trouble after police said he tried to flush crack cocaine down a toilet in the Erie County Holding Center.
Kristopher Kumro, 45, was taken to the holding center about 6:30 p.m. Thursday, after he was charged with beating a man with a shovel in the first block of Greene Street, Buffalo police said.
Kumro was charged with second-degree assault, criminal possession of a weapon and harassment for that incident, police said.
He was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and promoting prison contraband shortly after he arrived at the Holding Center. Police said he tried to flush about 500 milligrams of crack down a toilet.
Kumro remained jailed Monday night.