GAINESVILLE, Georgia (KRON) — A Georgia woman may pursue legal action against police and prosecutors after she spent more than a month in jail for possession of SpaghettiOs.
Police say they arrested 23-year old Ashley Gabrielle Huff after they found a spoon covered with a suspicious residue inside the car she was riding in.
From the beginning Huff insisted that she wasn’t using, selling, or making methamphetamines.
The woman spent more than a month in jail while her attorney tried to arrange a plea bargain. That’s when the crime lab report came back confirming the spoon was encrusted with spaghetti sauce.
She was then released from custody.
Police say they were acting in good faith. Huff may now pursue legal action against the police departments, the jails, and the D.A.’s office for malicious prosecution and unlawful arrest.
Correction: Earlier versions of this story said the incident happened in Gainesville, Florida. The correct location is Gainesville, Georgia
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