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$1million of meth lollipops seized from Texas couple after they packed their car so full of the candy its doors couldn’t close
Police arrested Evonne Mick and David Salinas in Harris County, Texas Monday  after responding to a break in at their home
Police incidentally found drug-laced candy in their car
The candy retailing from $20-$40 was packed so tightly the car back doors would not close  
The lollipops were in fun shapes and police fear they were targeted at children
The bust was made near a school
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King and queen of laced candy Evonne Mick [left], and David Salinas [right], are in police custody after they were found with a million dollar’s worth of methamphetamine-laced candy

A Texas couple were arrested Monday after police said they uncovered nearly $1million worth of meth-laced lollipops during a seizure on Monday.
Police arrested Evonne Mick and David Salinas after they uncovered methamphetamine-laced candy in their possession.
Police were responding to a call about a burglary to a home in Harris County, near Houston, when they caught Evonne Mick and David Salinas leaving the residence and loading a vehicle with drug laced candy, reported Click Houston.
Bags of the drugs had been loaded into the back seat of the vehicle, authorities said.
Deputies said two suspects, Evonne Mick and David Salinas were caught leaving the residence and loading a vehicle with the drug-laced candy.

Meth laced lolly packed in binsNearly $1million worth of methamphetamine was uncovered on Monday in the backseat of a car in Harris County, near Houston

So many, in fact, that the suspects couldn’t even close the car door because drugs were packed so tightly in, according to police deputies.
Police believe a huge amount of methamphetamine-laced candy is being sold on the streets of Harris County.

Nearly $1million worth of methamphetamine2
Police said drug bust happened nearby to a schoolSome of the lollipops were in the shape of popular children's characters such as Yoda, R2D2 and Batman1Targeted at children? Meth lollipops shaped like popular children’s characters such as Yoda, R2D2 and Batman
They also said the arrests and seizure happened nearby to a school, and fear the drugs are targeted at children, reported Click Houston.

Some of the lollipops were in the shape of popular children’s characters such as Yoda, R2D2 and Batman

Others were in more simple designs such as butterflies and flowers, pictured above

The lollipops were in the shape of different characters such as Batman and Yoda, to more simple designs such as a butterfly or a flower.
Each piece of candy was meant to be sold at a price ranging from $20-$40, depending on its size.
Police believe there are more people involved, and the investigation is ongoing.

When police arrived at the home in a north Spring neighborhood, they thought they were responding to a burglary, only to encounter a carload of laced candy.

 

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