While in Pittsburgh a teen is claiming that he was beaten by officers who were suspicious of a Mountain Dew in his pocket (here), Cesar Rodriguez and Jose Pena claim that they were not only arrested but jailed for days for what turned out to be candy mistaken as crack.
The men have filed a two million dollar lawsuit against the city.
After they had spent five days in jail, the police concluded that they had made one of the biggest coconut candy (known as crema de coco) busts. The men say that they kept telling Officer Anthony Burgos of the 48th Precinct that it was candy to no avail. They suggested he simply taste the candy, insisting “It just melts in your mouth.”
For those of you interested in setting up hidden C de C labs, here is the recipe for crema de coco.
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