Henderson, KY 12/08/21- Officers with the Henderson Police Department were called to Deaconess Henderson Hospital on Wednesday in reference to a report of two young juveniles who had possibly ingested gummies recently marketed as containing Delta 8 THC/ CBD.
According to police, both juveniles showed signs of intoxication. Upon further investigation, the packaging containing the gummies field tested positive for the Delta 9 THC, a schedule 1 controlled substance which is currently illegal to possess in the state of Kentucky. The juveniles were observed by medical staff for possible complications stemming from the ingestion of the THC gummies.
Delta 8/THC products are commonly sold over the counter at local businesses, however, some have been found to contain Delta 9 THC, making it illegal to sell and possess.
The Henderson Police Department is currently investigating this incident. Anyone having information in reference to this case please contact the Henderson Police Department at (270)831-1295 or Henderson CrimeStoppers at (270)831-1111.
Possible charges resulting from this investigation could be Endangering the Welfare of a Minor (2 counts).