In a stroke of genius, a Florida man arrested for driving a stolen Mercedes chewed off and ate his fingertips to avoid being fingerprinted by police. Despite his dedication, a fingertip scanner quickly identified Kenzo Roberts, who was also carrying a fake I.D., three fake credit cards, and a concealed firearm, WPTV reports.

A security camera shows Roberts carefully chewing off the ends of his fingers, swallowing the flesh, and rubbing them against the police car's metal caging for good measure. Roberts already had two warrants out for his arrest for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and was in the country illegally. 

Watch the complete, mildly disturbing video below: