Kicker: Big drug bust

NICK EICHER, HOST: A North Carolina sheriff’s office celebrated a huge drug bust, believed to be one of the biggest fentanyl seizures ever in the state.

Police entered a home in July to find drugs and paraphernalia along with found 13 pounds of what appeared to be fentanyl with a street value of about $2 million!

It was enough to put the three suspects arrested at the home behind bars for a long time. Just one problem…

When they sent the powder to a private lab for testing, they learned it was not $2 million worth of fentanyl. In fact, it contained no illicit ingredients all.

It was nothing more than “a combination of simple and complex carbohydrates.” In other words, sugar … worth about $8.

REICHARD: Whoopsies! Gotta love due process!

EICHER: It’s The World and Everything in It.

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