Pop Tart Piece Lands Man In Jail After Deputies Say He Sold It As Crack Cocaine

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office says a man is under arrest after he sold an undercover agent a corner of a Pop Tart and claimed that it was crack cocaine.

30-year-old Cameron Mitchell of Rocky Mount is charged with selling or delivering a counterfeit controlled substance and creating a counterfeit controlled substance.

Deputies say on June 19, Mitchell was making a delivery to a convenience store in the town of Halifax when he came in contact with an agent.

During the conversation Mitchell agreed to sell the agent crack cocaine that he had in the cab of his delivery truck.

Mitchell went into the truck and gave the agent what he presented to be crack cocaine for $20.00.

After the purchase Mitchell left the convenience store.

Agents field tested the evidence and it was negative for the presence of cocaine.

They later found Mitchell who stated that he needed the money so he went into the truck and found a corner of a pop tart and sold it to the agent as crack cocaine.

Mitchell's bond was set at $5,000.

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety Division of Adult Correction indicates that Mitchell has been convicted twice before on drug charges.

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