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Melts In Your Mouth, Not In Your Hand...As You Throw it At A Cop

By Margaret Lyons in News on May 12, 2008 9:41PM

2008_5_12.mms.jpgIllinois native Sean McGuire was arrested yesterday in Iowa for assaulting a police officer. With M&Ms. The 20-year-old, originally from Glenview, is a student at Drake University. From the Des Moines Register:

[Arresting officer Theodore Lister] Stroope was conducting an investigation with an intoxicated hit-and-run suspect at the convenience store when the incident allegedly occurred.

The report said Drake security guards on the scene noticed multiple M&Ms falling to the ground near Stroope. Stroope then turned around as one candy hit him on the left shoulder.

Police say McGuire told officers that he threw the candy because he was "sticking up for his friend," the man suspected of the hit and run. Stroope took McGuire to the Polk County Jail, but not before McGuire urinated all over the back seat of Stroope's squad car, the report said.

No word on whether they were peanut or regular. [Des Moines Register, AP]