Police: Naugatuck Family Baits Alleged Drug Dealers After Kids Sickened By Marijuana
It all started when two children arranged to buy edibles over the internet.
According to the Hartford Courant, Naugatuck Police have reported that two children, ages 10 and 13, figured out how to buy drugs over social media, which they consumed. The marijuana edibles made the 10-year-old so sick that he was taken to the hospital.
After the kids confessed they had purchased the drugs on the internet, the family told police they set up a sting operation to catch the alleged drug dealer by scheduling a time and a place to purchase additional drugs. When the suspects showed up, they were confronted by the family and held until the police arrived. 21-year-old Xavier Alexander Roldan and a 17-year-old girl were arrested by Naugatuck Police and taken into custody on various charges.
Police say they found a smorgasbord of drugs in the couple's car, which included:
* $6,675 in cash
* 176 THC vape cartridges
* 40 packets of edible THC gummies
* 4.89 pounds of the pot, including THC "wax."
The street value of the marijuana is valued at between $30,000-$45,000. Roldan's bond was set at $500,000 and the 17-year-old girl was transported to juvenile detention. The two are facing drug charges, risk of injury, and assault for selling drugs to juveniles.