December 12, 2013

Police: Pot caused two Kittery students to have seizures

The marijuana is being tested to see if it is tainted with another chemical.

The Associated Press

KITTERY – Police say a Kittery man was charged with marijuana trafficking after two students who allegedly bought pot from him fell ill.

Police say 19-year-old Matthew Dayton was charged Tuesday night after officers executing a search warrant found marijuana, scales and other items at his home.

The Portsmouth Herald reported that two Kittery School Department students suffered seizures late last week after smoking pot. Their identities and ages weren’t released.

The Associated Press couldn’t find a phone number for Dayton, and it’s unclear if he’s hired an attorney.

Police Chief Theodor Short told the newspaper that one of the students remains hospitalized. He says the seized pot is being tested to determine if it’s tainted with another chemical.

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at OnlineSentinel.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)