Police: Halloween candy had razor blades, THC – CTPost

Police in two Connecticut towns are investigating Halloween tricks after the discovery of a razor blade handed out with candy in Waterbury and gummies containing THC given as treats in Waterford, reports said.

One person is in custody after Waterbury police investigated reports that razor blades were handed out with candy, according to NBC CT.

The razor blades were not placed in any candy but were loose in children’s candy bags, Waterbury police said.

The razor blades were traced to a home on Horseshoe Drive and police said they believe they have the person responsible in custody,

NBC CT said. Waterbury police are warning anyone who went trick or treating on Horseshoe Drive Thursday night to carefully examine their candy and report anything suspicious.

Waterford police were notified by parents that two kids under 18-years-old had each been given a sealed package of „gummy” style candy that indicated each gummy contained 10 milligrams of THC, according to the department’s Facebook page.

The parents discovered the gummies while inspecting their children’s candy and called police at about 9 p.m., reports said. No one ingested the gummies and no was injured police said. The candy was handed out on Gallup Lane, police said. Officers have canvased the area and are investigating, police said.

Investigators have not yet determined if the gummies were handed out intentionally or by mistake, police said. Connecticut Medical Marijuana dispensaries are not authorized to sell edible candies, police said.

Parents should examine any candy their children received while trick or treating, police said.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the WPD at 860-442-9451.

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