The man who was lauded as a hero across the country for buying hundreds of dollars of girl scout cookies to let a group of children get out of the cold has been arrested by the DEA.
Dillard said the Good Samaritan didn't provide his name or say much about himself, other than he owns several businesses and he planned to take the cookies there.
Greenville is about 140 miles (225 kilometers) northeast of Atlanta.
McGowan is facing counts of conspiracy to manufacture and distribute heroin, cocaine and fentanyl.
Detric McGowan stands charged by the Drug Enforcement Agency with conspiracy, drug trafficking, cash smuggling, possession with intent to distribute heroin, and various other charges surrounding an investigation ongoing since September 2018.
This man purchased 7 packs of cookies. "Gave the girls $40, told them to keep the change", Kayla Dillard, Girl Scouts' troop "cookie manager" said on social media. "He came back to the table and said, 'Pack up all of your cookies".
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Dillard says the generous man paid $540 on cookies in total. "I'm taking them all so y'all can get out of this cold, '" Kayla Dillard, mother of a troop member, writes on Facebook.
His purchase has helped the troop surpass its target and sell some 5,000 cookies so far this season, Ms Dillard told CBS News.
McGowan never told the girls his name.
"What an incredible soul", Dillard wrote. He spent $540 on cookies, she said.
As of Tuesday morning, the post had been shared more than 8,000 times.