Police were sorely meth-taken when they swarmed onto a Southern Illinois family's property looking for a drug lab.
Instead of the methamphetamine manufacturing facility the Union County officers were expecting to find, Laura Benson led them to her husband's stash - of maple syrup.
The Benson family thanked the neighbors for their vigilance and invited them over for a pancake meal, then sent the officers home with samples of the goods.
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