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12-Year-Old Boy Arrested After Allegedly Bringing Pot Brownie To OC School

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A child reportedly sickened by pot-laced brownies gets treated by a paramedic. (credit: CBS)

A child reportedly sickened by pot-laced brownies gets treated by a paramedic. (credit: CBS)

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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.

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