A man in the United States was sentenced to 15 years of prison time for possessing Cocaine, which later turned out to be milk powder.
26-year-old Cody Gregg, who is homeless from Oklahoma was arrested in August and sentenced to 15 years of prison last week. Gregg was in charged with trafficking illegal drugs in August, pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. He had been in Oklahoma County Jail since his arrest.
However, when a lab report came out it showed that the “cocaine” was indeed white milk powder. Following the report the judge dismissed his sentence and was released from prison.
On August 12 after Gregg was arrested after he tried to run away from a traffic cop who tried to stop him because his bike had no rear lights. When the 26-year-old refused to hand himself in, the cop chased him until he discarded his bike and fled on foot. The baggie filled with white powder was found inside a coffee can inside his backpack.
Initial tests confirmed the baggie contained over 45 grams of cocaine, but Gregg denied the trafficking charge. Later, after two months of being in prison he decided to plead guilty to the lesser charge of cocaine possession with intent to distribute.