ORLAND PARK - Keep away from strange brownies, an Orland Park housekeeper learned Monday while cleaning up after a weekend party. After snatching a leftover treat, she began feeling dizzy - and called for help.
The brownies are suspected to have been laced with marijuana, and samples of the three leftover Tupperware containers smelled strongly like the illegal drug, Orland Park police report.
The parents of the 22-year-old man, who lived at the Kensington Way home, were overseas on vacation. The man said some of his friends slept over the previous night, the report states. All of his friends, except for the 23-year-old man, already had left.
Both men had refused to tell officers if the brownies had marijuana, despite requests from hospital staff who needed to know what was in them, according to the report.
One of the men retrieved three Tupperware containers full of fresh brownies, police said. The desserts had a "very strong" smell of marijuana coming from them. The two men were arrested and agreed to talk with police about what really happened with the laced brownies. However, one man refused to sign a written confession and was unhelpful when questioned.
The two men are scheduled for a local ordinance hearing in Orland Park Tuesday.
If medical marijuana is legalized in Illinois, there will be more reason for housekeepers to avoid consuming party leftovers.