You know, if you're trying to bribe a cop, maybe it's best to offer more than about $4.99 and potential indigestion.

27-year-old Eric Vela Arriaga from Pasco, Washington was pulled over last Thursday, and the cop spotted some cocaine in the center console of his vehicle.

Eric knew he was screwed, so he tried to make a deal: He asked the cop if he could just kinda forget about the coke in exchange for a trip to Taco Bell.

Believe it or not, the cop turned him down and arrested him for cocaine possession. Charges for the attempted bribe could be coming.

Read more at Tri-City Herald.