Police: Daycare staff says cookies delivered by primogenitor done them high

Alex Acquisto | BDN
By Callie Ferguson
February 14, 2018 2:20 pm

Updated: Feb 14, 2018 4:26 pm

Staff during a Bangor daycare pronounced they felt high on Wednesday after eating a collection of suspected marijuana-laced cookies forsaken off by a parent, according to police.

None of a children during Watch Me Shine daycare during 28 Gilman Plaza ate a cookies, that are being tested to see “whether they have been sinister with anything during all, to embody marijuana,” pronounced to Bangor Sgt. Wade Betters.

Police have identified a primogenitor though declined to recover his or her name though nonetheless meaningful if a cookies were laced, and Betters would not criticism on either a primogenitor had any thought his or her cookies would make a daycare staff feel high.

That relatives forsaken a few batches of a homemade cookies off on Wednesday morning for a daycare’s staff to enjoy, Betters said.

Around 9:30 a.m., a staff member called 911 after several of his or her colleagues reported “a feeling of pot intoxication,” he said.

When military arrived, they seized a remaining cookies to exam them for drugs, that could take several days or weeks, Betters said.

Any charges that could follow will hinge on either those tests come behind positive, he said.

“If we can infer that a crime was committed here, a chairman exposes himself to a extensive volume of guilt – drug furnishing, assault, forward conduct, things of that nature,” Betters said, adding that provision an bootleg drug to someone though their believe is illegal.

The daycare sealed for a day after military arrived, and officers worked to assistance forewarn relatives about a suspected pot cookies, Betters said.

He did not know how many staff members reported feeling high and either any sought medical treatment. As for a cookies, he wasn’t certain what kind they were, though pronounced it competence be a “safe bet” that a primogenitor brought in “goodies” for Valentines Day.

Maine electorate ratified a personal recreational use of pot in 2016, though the law prohibits pot expenditure inside a daycare during a hours of operation.

“Schools — many facile [and] delegate preparation facilities, and daycares are customarily enclosed in that as good — are customarily drug giveaway zones,” Betters added. “So any drug crime that takes places around their property, generally within 1,000 feet of a footprint of a building, can rouse a trafficking and furnishing crimes.”

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