March 30, 2010
Long Island, NY (The Weekly Vice) - Alexander Clement, 68, and Christine Clement, 64, were jailed after they allegedly tampered with Jell-O Pudding Mix in an effort to get free Jell-O.
According to Suffolk County police, dozens of butterscotch and pistachio-flavored Jell-O pudding mix was replaced with aquarium sand and then returned for a refund to at least four area supermarkets.
Investigators say the couple tampered with the products and then returned them to the store in an effort to receive free Jell-O pudding mix. The couple was identified through surveillance video obtained from store.
The substance returned in the packages were deemed harmless and police do not believe the couple intended to harm anyone.
The Clements were booked into jail and charged with petit larceny and tampering with a consumer product.
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