Oklahoma police arrested a woman who called them to complain about the quality of the crystal methamphetamine she had just purchased, the Telegraph reported Thursday.
Lynette Rae Simpson, 54, called police to complain after she was reportedly unhappy with the quality of the drug and said that the “ice” had been laced, and was reportedly not up to the standard she expected.
Police Officer Aaron Barber was sent to Simpson’s home and was reportedly warmly greeted. “I’m glad you came,” she is said to have told the officer before showing him a tin container on the kitchen counter.
Simpson was in for a surprise when the police officer went ahead and arrested her following a field test of the illegal substance. She now faces up to 10 years in jail for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
“Once you think you’ve seen it all, something new will surprise you,” Captain Jack Morris of Enid Police reportedly said, adding that, “It’s sad people who utilize these drugs don’t realize how it affects them, and what they can do to you.”
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In the U.S., in 2012, approximately 1.2 million Americans reported using the drug. Since the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005 came into effect, the Drug Enforcement Administration reported a sharp decline in domestic meth lab seizures, but drug cartels across the border continue to meet American demand by manufacturing meth in Mexico and smuggling it across into the U.S.