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Posted: Jan 2, 2014 7:24 PM by Michael Marsh
Updated: Jan 2, 2014 7:24 PM
Source: Associated Press

  Rating: 3.0 (2 votes)

Topics: "Breaking Bad", arrest, Ryan Lee Carroll, Fort Meyers, Florida

FORT MEYERS, FLORIDA- A man who won a raffle to watch the series finale of the "Breaking Bad" TV show with the cast is accused of imitating the show.

Ryan Lee Carroll is charged with running a drug distribution ring.

Authorities say Carroll sold synthetic marijuana and shipped it across the U.S. to customers from his home in Fort Meyers.

The say he used a cement mixer to create the drugs with two other men.

They're accused of using the U.S. Postal Service to deliver the goods and more than $1 million worth of the synthetic weed was confiscated when he was busted.

The "Breaking Bad" TV show followed a former high school teacher who turned to cooking and selling meth.

A souvenir hazmat suit signed by the show's cast was also seized when Carroll was arrested.

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