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Children Overdosed On Cannabis Edibles Bought From Miami Woman: Police

MIAMI, FL — A 22-year-old Miami lady faces fees after promoting marijuana edibles to center and elementary college kids, Miami Police Department stated in a information launch.

Thalia Aceves was charged with promoting, delivering and possessing hashish and contributing to the delinquency of a kid, based on her arrest affidavit.

Officers and Miami Fire Rescue members had been known as to Citrus Grove center and elementary faculties Wednesday after a number of college students skilled potential THC overdoses, police stated.

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The college students ranged from ages 9 to 13 years previous, based on the arrest affidavit. Some college students had been dropped at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Investigators realized {that a} scholar purchased the marijuana edibles off campus and introduced them to high school and gave them to different college students.

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One of the victims instructed detectives that they met Aceves by way of Instagram. Investigators, with permission from the coed’s mom, used their cellphone to pose because the baby and organize a time to satisfy and promote them extra medication.

Officers arrested Aceves when she confirmed up for his or her organized meeting time, surrounding her automotive.

“A strong odor of raw cannabis was emitting from the vehicle,” based on the affidavit.

Arresting officers additionally noticed a big, clear bag containing what they believed to be marijuana on the ground of the backseat, in addition to suspected marijuana vape cartridges on the ground of the entrance passenger seat, police information present.

“The Miami Police Department will not tolerate anyone threatening the health and safety of our children,” Chief Manuel A. Morales stated. “When detectives learned of an unscrupulous individual preying upon children, detectives acted quickly to ensure that the seller was held accountable.”


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