Sometimes the police make things up. It sounds a little harsh, but a lot of the times, they lies they make up to catch crooks grab only the most stupid. Lex Luthor isn’t falling for any of these gags. Sometimes they’ll send out flyers to a bunch of crooks telling them that they’ve won a boat or a computer, and they just have to come to a certain address to collect their prize. When they show up, the cops greet them with open warrants and shiny handcuffs.
One Central Texas police department decided to publish a new take on the told trick via their social media accounts:
Breaking News: Area Meth and Heroin Supply Possibly Contaminated With Ebola.
Meth and Heroin recently brought in to Central Texas as well as the ingredients used to make it could be contaminated with the life threatening disease Ebola. If you have recently purchased meth or heroin in Central Texas, please take it to the local police or sheriff department so it can be screened with a special device. DO NOT use it until it has been properly checked for possible Ebola contamination! Contact any Granite Shoals PD officer for testing. Please share in hopes we get this information to anyone who has any contaminated meth or heroin that needs tested.
It wasn’t long before one Meth user, Chasity Hopson, brought her stash tot he police for testing… You know, because she didn’t want tainted meth… that could kill you! Not surprisingly, the officers took her into custody on drug charges. then, they doubled down and went back to their Facebook page with a new message:
This morning, we had our first concerned citizen notify the Granite Shoals Police Department that they believed their methamphetamine may be tainted. Our officers gladly took the item for further testing. Results and booking photos are pending.
Please continue to report any possibly tainted methamphetamine or other narcotics to the Granite Shoals Police Department. Public health and safety continue to remain our #1 priority. #notkidding
Later, they posted Chastity’s mug shot with this message:
“I hope this will allow you to see who we are, humans, just like you. We have families, friends, lives, laugh, cry, and bleed all the same,” the department said on Facebook.