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Drug abusers becoming cheese thieves

A black market for cheese is developing in St. John’s, Nfld., as drug abusers find ways to support their addiction, police say.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says people are stealing and reselling food from supermarkets and other stores to pay for their drugs.

Staff Sgt. June Layden says a man who threatened to stab people with a hypodermic needle in the parking lot of a supermarket earlier this week was holding between 12 and 16 blocks of cheese when he was arrested.

Read the original article at: CBC News

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