A 36-yr-previous Rosemead suspected drug supplier will probably be in courtroom April 27 after being accused of giving a restaurant co-employee a THC-laced chocolate bar that despatched her into marijuana-brought on disorientation.
Authorities stated the co-employee apparently knew the chocolate bar contained the substance, however then regulation enforcement officers searched the suspect’s automotive and located ecstasy drugs and money.
Fifty miles away on the suspect’s residence, officers discovered what they consider to be $four,300 in money from unlawful drug gross sales.
Duong Che allegedly dosed his co-employee with THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, which is chargeable for the euphonic excessive present in hashish, stated Ventura County sheriff’s Deputy Ehren Nehira.
After consuming a few of the chocolate bar, the 20-yr-previous lady had brief breath, was confused and disoriented and was unable to proceed her shift at a restaurant, within the four hundred block of Moorpark Street in Thousand Oaks, Nehira stated.
Deputies have been despatched to the restaurant at about 10:forty a.m. March 12 on a report of a attainable poisoning. The sufferer spoke with them after which was taken to a hospital by a member of the family, he stated.
She advised deputies that in her shift she was provided a portion of a chocolate bar by a co-employee, recognized as Che.
“Based mostly on the circumstances, it was decided that Che knowingly offered the sufferer an edible with the sufferer’s information that it contained the THC,” he stated.
On Wednesday, narcotics detectives have been ready for Che as he arrived to work on the restaurant in Thousand Oaks. They searched his car and located a hashish chocolate bar — the identical sort of bar that he had given his co-employee.
Detectives additionally discovered 70 ecstasy drugs and greater than $600. Fifty miles away at his house in Rosemead, they confiscated greater than $four,300 that was believed to be income from unlawful drug gross sales.
Che was arrested for possession for gross sales of a managed substance. He was booked into the Ventura Sheriff’s Workplace East County Jail, the place he posted bail that was set at $70,000.
He’s scheduled to seem in courtroom at eight:15 a.m. on April 27.
–Metropolis Information Service
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