Tainted Treats: Laxative cookie plot busted

Crime

(WKYC/NBC News) An Ohio couple is facing charges for allegedly handing out laxative-laced cookies, according to the Uhrichsville Police Department.

 Bo Cosen and Rachel Sharrock are charged with contaminating food for human consumption, along with a list of misdemeanor charges.

 Police said someone learned that there was a Facebook Live video of the couple allegedly making the laxative-laced cookies that were handed to school employees who were on strike and picketing at a school near the couple’s trailer.

 Cosen was arrested April 5 for threats he allegedly made against the picketers. He was released Monday at arraignment and rearrested Monday evening for the cookies.

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