Woman complained to police when given brown sugar instead of cocaine
PSNI said woman called to station saying she had been scammed by drug dealer who she paid £200
The post attracted a string of comments from Facebook users. “Nothing beats a sugar high,” one wrote. Image: iStock
A disgruntled would-be drug user has left police incredulous after calling to complain that she paid £200 for “brown sugar” instead of cocaine.
“Granted, it’s not exactly the sort of slick wheeling and dealing business savvy that would see you go the distance on The Apprentice, but it shouldn’t surprise anyone that drug dealers are scammers!” they wrote.
The post followed a call from a woman to the station who said she had been scammed by her drug dealer.
The PSNI summarised the exchange.
“Caller: I’ve been scammed.
Me: Ok, are you out any money?
Caller: Yeah I paid over £200 and got brown sugar instead.
Me: Instead of what?
The post attracted a string of comments from Facebook users.
“Nothing beats a sugar high,” one wrote.
“200 big ones for some sugar. That’s an offer not to be sniffed at,” joked another.
One user even managed to make a Brexit joke: “Is that what looms after Brexit? £200 for 2 grams of sugar?” he quipped.
A spokesman for the PSNI said: “Police have spoken to a female in relation to this matter. Appropriate advice and guidance was given.” - PA