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Treats Laced with THC Sent to 4-Year-Old from San Clemente

The baked goods sent a mom and daughter to the hospital.

The unnamed 4-year-old Missouri girl who got a package from a San Clemente address laced with TCH. KTVI screen shot.
The unnamed 4-year-old Missouri girl who got a package from a San Clemente address laced with TCH. KTVI screen shot.

A 4-year-old in Missouri was sent a package from a San Clemente address filled with food laced with a concentrated chemical found in marijuana, sending the girl and her mom to the E.R.

KTVI News in St. Louis reports a family in Jefferson County received two separate gift packages from a company in San Clemente. The family has a relative in Orange County and thought nothing strange. The daughter, unnamed, had just turned 4 after all.

Mom Christine Braun ate a muffin, and the girl had a treat as well. The next thing she knew, she was experiencing strange sensations, Braun told a KTVI reporter. She felt like her blood was thick and she had wet herself.

Both she and her daughter ended up in the emergency room, Braun said. It took five hours before she began to feel normal.

The doctor told Braun the treats had been laced highly concentrated levels of THC, the chemical found in marijuana. The relative in San Clemente said she didn’t send the packages.

KTVI reports that police authorities there are investigating. 

David Baron February 02, 2014 at 12:43 PM
I do not believe this story at all. They show a picture of a manilla envelope that supposedly was used to mail muffins. Those are designed to hold something flat a muffin would be crumbs by the time it crossed the country. This picture of the little girl with santa, why not a pic in the emergency room etc? was this girl also at sandy hook? Why would anyone mail muffins? Why would you eat food from un anmarked envelope and address you didnt recognize? Dont people who send muffins include cards or notes? dont they put a name and a return address?
Aniko The Lawyer February 02, 2014 at 12:48 PM
It might seem funny but it's not. Getting high against your will can be frieghtening because you just don't know exactly how you have been "poisoned" etc.. definately scary and the THC only heightened the "scary" experience. If you know someone who was arrested call me The-Marijuana-Lawyer.com Aniko Hoover, esq 909-295-5555
David Sileo February 02, 2014 at 01:16 PM
Just want the world needs.....a shameless ambulance chaser!
mike beard February 02, 2014 at 04:24 PM
Some people... some people like cupcakes exclusively, while myself, I say There is naught nor ought there be nothing so exalted on the face of gods great Earth as that prince of foods... the muffin!
Alissa Miyamoto February 02, 2014 at 06:22 PM
It's pretty sad how the title of this article needs to be so alarming. You cannot overdose on marijuana and you can't consume enough of it to hurt you. It's a natural plant.
liz February 02, 2014 at 06:30 PM
the story maybe true or not. the flood gates are opening. only time will reveal the consequences of legalized recreational pot use.
Jessica Virgo February 02, 2014 at 07:36 PM
The story says "A 4-year-old in Missouri was sent a package from a San Clemente address." However, if you look at the envelope in the video...the return address on it is from Charlotte, North Carolina...not San Clemente. Also, if you watch the clip and pay attention to the label they show, it's a UPS tracking number...it's just missing the 1Z in front of it, if you track the package it says that it originated in New Wilmington, PA. This story is just another attack by the pharma companies to block something that really could help people without the serious side effects of all the crap they manufacture.
David Sileo February 02, 2014 at 07:47 PM
Now that is the most ludicrous post on this story today. Jessica sure you're not smoking crack tonight as opposed to weed? Maybe you should hire the Pot Attorney.
bob February 02, 2014 at 08:47 PM
I hope someone sends me a package like that.
David Sileo February 02, 2014 at 09:01 PM
No kidding. Especially some I that great San Clemente strain.
bob February 02, 2014 at 09:45 PM
All these comments, it's only pot. On it's way to being legal in the whole country.
sabrina loveless February 02, 2014 at 10:58 PM
Seriously people.don't you think the mother, as well as the kid would be able to smell or taste the Cannabutter? Those edibles are VERY strong; So strong that when you even smell them they turn stomachs. The mother was either, "Stoned" already or stupid enough to give her kid what was obviously a, "Special" treat. In my opinion, That's a case of, "Child-Endangerment & Serious Neglect!"
George Paige February 03, 2014 at 11:29 AM
What does this story have to do with Malibu? Can't we find our national news elsewhere other then Malibu Patch?
Douglas Martin February 03, 2014 at 12:26 PM
Ms. Arevalo - as editor of San Clemente Patch, can you address some of our concerns that this story is bogus? As editor, did you you independently verify this story, or are you following a corporate directive to run the story? Is this what we can expect from Patch now that it has been spun off from AOL, and is now run by Hale Global (as of 2 weeks ago)? Perhaps you could ask Charles Hale why he would take a story from UPI (a suspect "news" organization) and run it in every Patch in the country, without verifying it. If Patch is trying to become profitable by running sensational, unverified stories, then Patch editors need to review their notes from their Ethics 101 course.
ace February 03, 2014 at 01:05 PM
this entire story is B$..
nobody February 03, 2014 at 02:08 PM
Calling all moms!!! If you receive a package from an unknown sender containing baking goods that smell like skunk, don't give it to your child!!!
big bri February 03, 2014 at 05:14 PM
I'm a loser
brookhavenconfucius February 05, 2014 at 02:34 PM
I see the pro marijuana pro drug crowd, is over joyed at this.
Annie G. February 05, 2014 at 03:10 PM
penny is just reporting on a real story, check the vid its from fox news tvstl.com the treats sounds more like candy, they said candy in the story. patch is down to like 4 editors, so cut her some slack.
Annie G. February 05, 2014 at 03:20 PM
oh hello no I might want to feel like i wet myself, keeping all that candy for a rainy boring day.
Annie G. February 05, 2014 at 03:49 PM
ummmmm...why do you talk in the third person???she this, she that----and addiction specialist, saying that?? something crazy in the neighborhood there, not getting it.
Aniko The Lawyer February 05, 2014 at 04:48 PM
At least some of the evidence in this article (i.e. Photo) suggests a "North Pole" connection-- just saying....
Annie G. February 05, 2014 at 04:49 PM
not if you only got coal, and not magic candy in your stocking, aniko. sometimes......pays to be bad. at least no hospital bill
David Sileo February 05, 2014 at 08:45 PM
Just what the world and LA needs another crack pipe, ambulance chasing attorney.....
Windrunner February 06, 2014 at 11:21 PM
Checking in Annie girl, got the call. Another player on the board.
Annie G. February 07, 2014 at 01:43 AM
I see you.
Tammy Hart-Varnadore February 07, 2014 at 02:56 PM
I feel that is one bogus story! Why would someone ship a muffin in a flat envelope and then why would anyone eat something like that without knowing who it was from? Come on! Are we to believe such nonsense? Sounds to me the woman is a nutcase and needs to be investigated.
Annie G. February 07, 2014 at 11:24 PM
yo yo tammy-- not a muffin, it was candy. they thought it was from family who just sent another package with same address. Check out the video above, family checks out. Know them, they are cool. what we need is follow up on who the scum was who pulled this shit..
Annie G. February 10, 2014 at 12:33 AM
ben would have hacked her into hell, this is total crap star. ya know it is.
Windrunner February 10, 2014 at 03:09 AM
Times change. So should you.

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