A man seeking medical help at the Belmar ER in Lakewood Wednesday brought along a trash bag filled with marijuana.
Police seized 1.8 pounds of pot and criminal charges will likely be filed in the near future, said Officer Rob Albrets, a police spokesman.
We all know marijuana is legal for adults 21+…but you can't take a trash bag full into the hospital. Oops! pic.twitter.com/85MUli3O4S
— Lakewood Police (@LakewoodPDCO) July 13, 2017
The incident happened at about 5:50 pm at the emergency room, 260 S. Wadsworth Blvd., which is operated by Swedish Medical Center.
Police did not release the suspect’s name Wednesday night. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.