COSTA MESA (CBSLA.com) — A 12-year-old boy was arrested after he allegedly brought a marijuana-laced brownie to an Orange County school and shared it with classmates.
The sixth-grader from Pomona Elementary School in Costa Mesa was taken into custody at his home Thursday on a misdemeanor charge of possessing marijuana on campus. He was then released to a parent.
The young boy and six other students had to be hospitalized Tuesday after eating the brownie sometime after 1 p.m.
Police said school administrators found a small bag of pot in the suspect’s backpack.
The students who were sick have recovered.