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.
Talk about sticky-fingered thieves. They've struck in Quebec, snatching millions of dollars worth of maple syrup from a warehouse in Saint-Louis-de-Blandford, a rural area between Montreal and Quebec City.
Up to 10 million pounds of syrup was in the warehouse, Canadian media reported, citing a statement from the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers, which bills itself as keeper of the the global strategic maple syrup reserve.
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