Police Departments Try to Trick Drug Offenders Using the Coronavirus

The Federal Docket

March 18, 2020

In an attempt to go after some low hanging fruit, or perhaps as a practical joke, several police departments across the country have sent out posts on social media offering to tests methamphetamine and other drugs for the presence of coronavirus.

One such post from a Florida police department advises that people who fear that their meth might be contaminated should: “Bring it by our station and we will test your batch within minutes!”

Click here to read the article at WGN9 Chicago.

Tom Church - Tom is a trial and appellate lawyer focusing on criminal defense and civil trials. Tom is the author of "The Federal Docket" and is a contributor to Mercer Law Review's Annual Survey in the areas of federal sentencing guidelines and criminal law. Tom graduated with honors from the University of Georgia Law School where he served as a research assistant to the faculty in the areas of constitutional law and civil rights litigation. Read Tom's reviews on AVVO. Follow Tom on Linkedin.

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