By Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
Jan 30, 2019
A Florida man was released from custody after spending more than a month in jail on drug-trafficking charges. It turns out the alleged heroin found in his van was actually laundry detergent, according to news reports.
Matt Crull was one of 11 people falsely arrested on drug charges in Martin County after authorities discovered a deputy was falsifying the results of drug tests in the field, WYFF-TV reported.
Crull was arrested by Martin County Sheriff’s deputy Steven O’Leary on Dec. 5, according to WPTV. Sheriff William Snyder says the officer has been fired after an investigation uncovered that at least 11 people he put in jail for drug charges were found innocent. https://t.co/5aOmrhjEkF