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POLICE: Fair Lawn Teen Charged After Giving Classmates Pot Gummy Bears That Made One Sick

A 13-year-old from Fair Lawn is accused of giving her classmates marijuana gummy bears after one of her peers said it made her sick, authorities said.
A 13-year-old from Fair Lawn is accused of giving her classmates marijuana gummy bears after one of her peers said it made her sick, authorities said. Photo Credit: Thomas Rosenau Wikimedia Commons

A 13-year-old from Fair Lawn is accused of giving her classmates marijuana gummy bears after one of her peers said it made her sick, authorities said.

A 14-year-old female was taken to the The Valley Hospital last Friday after vomiting multiple times from one of the gummy bears given to her at school by a classmate, who told her it would "stop her from stressing out," Fair Lawn Police Sgt. Brian Metzler said.

An investigation found that the gummy was a marijuana was determined to be a marijuana edible after the victim was tested at the hospital, Metzler said.

Jeffrey Klein, 48 of Fair Lawn, was also arrested and charged with possession of hashish under five grams, police said.

The 13-year-old will be charged on a juvenile petition in family court, Metzler said.

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