Makeshift Ice Cream Truck was Really a Drug Mobile: Cops

It looked like an ice cream truck, but police say it had drugs, needles and syringes inside and was riding through neighborhoods in Somerset, Pa.

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012  |  Updated 6:42 AM EDT
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Makeshift Ice Cream Truck was Really a Drug Mobile: Cops

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Police say they found suspected heroin and drug paraphernalia in a makeshift ice cream truck after parents complained about the suspicious vehicle.
 
Somerset police say the van with hand-painted spots was stopped Monday afternoon following complaints from parents. Inside officers say they found drugs, needles, syringes and a tourniquet.

  Authorities say the truck was a white cargo van that had been re purposed to hand out icy treats. The vehicle's suspicious appearance prompted parents to call police.
 
Investigators say the driver faces charges.
 

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