WORSE THAN JOE CAMEL
FEB. 8, 4:05 P.M.
A teenager had a bad reaction to a commercially sold substance that's sometimes called synthetic marijuana, a Pima County Sheriff's Department report stated.
Deputies received a call that a 15-year-old boy was "freaking out" after smoking the drug K2.
A deputy went to the house and found two teens in the laundry room. One boy was holding the other—who was "not doing so good"—down on the floor. The boy on the floor was "mumbling stuff" that didn't make sense, and his eyes were abnormally wide open, the report said. The boy tried to sit up, saying he wanted to put his feet on the ground, but the other boy, apparently a friend, seemed to think it better that he remain on the floor.
When deputies asked what the boy had smoked, they were presented with a container whose label read "Mary Jane Potpourri." It contained a green, leafy substance that smelled fruity and was said to have a peach flavor. The report said the boys bought it at a local smoke shop.
The other boy said his friend had taken one hit of the substance and started hallucinating. The report said the deputy didn't attempt to interview the boy on the floor, because he didn't seem to be "in the right state of mind to answer any ... questions."
Deputies were able to contact the boy's mother, who said she had never known her son to use drugs.
The boy, who did not appear to have any life-threatening symptoms, was taken to a local hospital.
EAST RIVER ROAD
FEB. 10, 4:24 P.M.
A troubled youth drew a pentagram in blood after becoming angry over a perceived iPod theft, according to a PCSD report.
Deputies were called to a local live-in facility for at-risk youth, where they met the subject and noted that he had a bloody cut on his right hand.
In his bedroom, they saw a large pentagram on the floor, apparently drawn in blood. It appeared that someone had also tried to write something on the wall using blood. The mattress was turned over; clothing was scattered; and a bedroom window was broken.
The subject told deputies he'd caused the damage because he believed that someone had stolen his iPod and $30 in cash. The subject had also tried to spit on a counselor, the report said.
A staff member later located the $30 in a pair of the subject's pants; the missing iPod also was found.
The subject was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct and assault.