NYC cops confused Jolly Ranchers for crystal meth

NYC cops confused Jolly Ranchers for crystal meth

[Ed. note: Somebody needs to watch Breaking Bad reruns.]

This drug bust went sour.

NYPD cops nabbed a Brooklyn man for possession of crystal meth but the drugs turned out to be a handful of perfectly legal Jolly Rancher candies, a lawsuit says.

The cop who arrested Love Olatunjiojo confidently stated in the criminal affidavit that he had professional training in the identification of methamphetamine.

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He might need a refresher course.

“I don’t know if these cops have been watching ‘Breaking Bad,’ but my client is not Walter White,” said lawyer Kenneth Smith, who filed the suit Tuesday in Brooklyn Federal Court.

Olatunjiojo, 25, and an unidentified friend had purchased the sweets at the It’Sugar candy emporium on Surf Ave. in Coney Island last June.

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