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Man accused of spiking ex-girlfriend’s tea with meth

November 20, 2019

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Lawyers say a Virginia woman is back together with her ex-boyfriend, who was in court to face charges that he broke into her home and spiked her tea with methamphetamine.

The Roanoke Times reports 41-year-old Elvis Jarrett Mullins pleaded no contest Tuesday to breaking and entering and “adulterating food or drink.”

Prosecutor Alice Ekirch said the woman feared someone was coming into her home and set up a security camera. A person appearing to be Mullins was seen taking the camera on Jan. 3, and he was arrested.

Ekirch says the woman drank some tea and then felt unusual. Tests later showed it contained amphetamines.

Defense attorney Rob Dean says it was a bad breakup. Ekirch says the couple has a child together and have since gotten back together.

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Information from: The Roanoke Times, http://www.roanoke.com