Girl Scout Cookie Buyer Story Doesn’t Have Happy Ending

You might have seen this earlier in the week. A South Carolina man swooped in and bought up a Girl Scout troops’ entire lot of cookies, telling the kids he wanted to keep them out of the cold. But it’s not looking like this story has a happy ending.

After news of the then unnamed man’s gesture went viral, it caught the attention of the US Drug Enforcement Agency, who arrested him on Tuesday.

Turns out he has a name, Detric McGowan, and he’s now been charged with several crimes related to the manufacture and distribution of heroin, cocaine and fentanyl.

According to a spokesperson, McGowan has been on their radar since September 2018.

Does this sour the good nature of the original story? Do you feel bad for the scouts now caught up in this?

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