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If It’s On the Internet, It Has to Be True

Just about everyone rolled their eyes when they saw the report widely circulated on Facebook last month: “Breaking News: Area Meth and Heroin Supply Possibly Contaminated With Ebola” — as if that were remotely possible. The “warning,” issued by the Granite Shoals, Texas, Police Dept. advised druggies worried about their stash to “Contact any Granite Shoals PD officer for testing” — the report noted police had a “special device” to check for ebola. While “just about everyone” rolled their eyes, Chasity Hopson, 29, brought her drugs in for testing — and was promptly arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance. (RC/KHOU Houston) ...On the Internet, everybody knows you’re a dope.
Original Publication Date: 24 April 2016
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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