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Man charged with selling fake drugs

Man charged with selling fake drugs

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A man now faces charges for selling fake drugs to an undercover police officer.

On Dec. 4, a Salt Lake City undercover police officer approached a suspected drug dealer at Pioneer Park. The officer says he offered the man $20 for some cocaine.

The officer claims the suspect gave him what turned out to be plastic wrapped around more plastic, but no cocaine.

The Deseret News reports the 26-year-old suspect was officially charged yesterday. He faces a third-degree felony for distribution of an imitation controlled substance.


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