Maryland student charged after teacher eats pot brownie
(CBS DC) ANNAPOLIS, Md. – A Broadneck High School teacher was feeling ill when another teacher noticed she was not acting normal — turns out, she had accidentally eaten a brownie laced with marijuana.
Officers, and an ambulance, responded to the school around 1 pm. Monday. Further investigation revealed that the teacher was brought to the nurse’s office by a fellow teacher after they noticed she was feeling ill and acting disoriented.
The teacher then told the School Resource Officer that a student had given her a brownie during third period and she had reason to believe it was a “marijuana brownie.”
The student has been arrested, and identified as a 17-year-old junior. A 16-year-old female student, who was later determined to be the girlfriend of the suspect, was observed to be acting lethargic as well.
Police say the suspect admitted that he gave the teacher and his girlfriend the brownie and that the brownie contained marijuana. The suspect revealed that he got scared and panicked when the teacher asked for a piece of the brownie, so he didn’t mention it contained marijuana.
The teacher was treated and released at a local hospital. Police say there is no indication that the suspect’s girlfriend and the teacher knew the brownies that contained marijuana.
The suspect was charged with CDS administer marijuana, CDS distribution, second-degree assault and reckless endangerment on juvenile citations. He was released to a guardian.
Broadneck Principal David Smith sent a letter to parents on Monday explaining the incident and urging parents to tell their children to only eat food they bring themselves or buy at school. Officials say the student is facing school discipline as well.