So how many licks does it take to overdose? Not many, from the sound of an arrest affidavit released yesterday. "When one took off the outside wrapper, there was a thin layer of candy shell covering a ball of condensed heroin powder," ICE agent John Huang wrote in the affidavit.
Quinonez might be in for lollies of a different kind. He faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted of heroin possession with the intent to distribute.
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According to the affidavit, he arrived in Orlando from Guatemala City. After his arrest, he claimed that an unknown man had given him $500 to deliver the bag to Florida.
Customs inspectors doubted his story, however, since Quinonez was carrying $1,500 in cash and was sweating like a man who, well, was carrying a bag full of heroin thinly disguised as lollipops.