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United States v. Gentry
Citation:925 F.2d 186 (7th Cir. 1991)
The defendant initially claimed that he had bit into a pin when he ate an M&M candy at the mall. Police had the defendant take a polygraph, when the defendant admitted to lying. The prosecution charged the defendant for making a false report of food tampering. At trial, the prosecution presented testimony from a manufacturing employee that there were no other reports of pins in M&M candy. The defendant’s objection was overruled.
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