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Elderly woman feeds man cookies laced with mouse poison and laxatives (video)

By Mason White 5:16 PM December 18, 2014
Joanne Jones 

By: Wayne Morin
(Scroll down for video) An elderly woman was arrested on charges of reckless endangerment after giving a man cookies that were laced with poison, police in New York said.

The Stillwater Police Department said that 72-year-old Joanne Jones of Slingerlands, mailed the cookies to the man.

According to the police investigation, the cookies contained mouse poison and laxatives. Luckily, the recipient of the package did not eat the cookies, but instead called the police.

Jones recently surrendered to police, where she was charged with reckless endangerment in the second degree. She was released from custody after being given a court appearance ticket.

“The defendant’s actions created a risk of serious physical injury to the victim,” a spokesperson for the Stillwater Police Department said in a statement.