Man reports pills in a can of beans

SALEM - Barry J. Nelson, 51, was charged with falsely reporting a complaint of finding pills in a can of beans last month, according to police.

Nelson allegedly contacted Price Chopper, where he bought the can, and the company that canned the food with the complaint, which was later found to be fabricated.

The pills were found to be baby aspirin, authorities said.

He was charged and released pending prosecution in Granville Town Court.

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