Florida man arrested after cops mistake doughnut glaze for meth
ORLANDO, Fla. — A Florida man was arrested after police mistook icing from a Krispy Kreme doughnut with methamphetamine, WFTV reports.
On December 11, 2015, 64-year-old Daniel Rushing was pulled over for speeding and not coming to a full stop when exiting a 7-Eleven parking lot, an arrest warrant said. He told the arresting officer he had a concealed weapon and agreed to a vehicle search.
“They said, ‘We found what we thought was crack cocaine in the beginning, but now we think it’s methamphetamine’,” Rushing said, according to WFTV.
The Orlando officer tested the glaze twice and it came up positive for meth both times, the report said.
But after the Florida Department of Law Enforcement tested the glaze, it came back negative and the initial possession charges were dropped.
Rushing said he was wrongfully taken into custody and is considering taking legal action in the matter.