A St. Charles man sold two pieces of gravel to an undercover detective, telling him the rocks were raw heroin.
A report said the man doctored the gravel to resemble heroin. A close visual inspection and field tests revealed the substance was not heroin, detectives said.
Ryan T. Beasley, 29, of the 1200 block of Lakeshore Drive in , was charged Wednesday, with delivery of an imitation controlled substance.
Detectives said the undercover officer met Beasley near in St. Charles and bought the fake heroin from him for $60.
Beasley told police he sold the fake heroin so he could buy heroin for himself, according to the report. He was on probation for first-degree burglary and resisting arrest.
Bond was set at $30,000.
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