Elderly Man Accused of Getting His Entire Church High on Cannabis Cookies
A number of churchgoers, aged 12 to 70, were admitted into a hospital after suffering “adverse effects” from cookies which, according to them, tasted way too salty.
Nobody knows what surprises a day in the church might hold.
And in this case, to everyone’s shock, congregants were blessed with the gift of ‘high’
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Six St. John’s Apostle Catholic Church attendees in Bloomington Louisiana, thought they were eating regular cookies but were in fact eating THC infused mini bombs.
At first, Mr. Jones admitted to baking the cookies but denied lacing them with the illegal substance. However, later on, authorities obtained a warrant to search his home and discovered an “orange pill bottle containing capsules of a brown, oily substance, which later tested positive for marijuana.”
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The 74-year-old baker turned himself in after police issued a warrant for his arrest. He was charged with criminal recklessness and possession of hash oil.
“We are praying for everyone involved,” said Father Daniel Mahan of St. John’s Apostle’s church. “We are praying for Mr. Jones. We are keeping in prayer those who took ill that Sunday and we are praying for justice with mercy.”
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