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Police: 7 arrested after fake marijuana used

16-year-old student collapses after smoking

LAKELAND, Fla. – Seven teens, including five juveniles, were charged Friday after a 16-year-old student smoked fake marijuana on school grounds in Polk County and collapsed.

Polk County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to Lake Gibson High School in Lakeland on Friday.

A 16-year-old female student had smoked K-2, a type of synthetic marijuana, on campus and then collapsed, deputies said.

The student was transported to Lakeland Regional Medical Center, where she was treated and released.

Deputies said Andrew Ishman, 18, had bought the K-2 at a store in Hillsborough County. Ishman then sold the drug to a 15-year-old student.

Deputies said the 15-year-old and four other juveniles met with Dmitria Grasso-Morey, 18, and smoked the K-2 in Grasso-Morey's car.

After smoking the drug, the 16-year-old student collapsed.

The charges are as followed:

  • 15-year old male: charged with possession/sharing a counterfeit controlled substance
  • 14-year-old male: charged with manufacture drug paraphernalia
  • 15-year-old male: charged with possession of drug paraphernalia
  • 15-year-old male: charged with possession of drug paraphernalia
  • 16-yearold female: charged with possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Ishman: charged with sale of a counterfeit controlled substance (K-2), contributing to the delinquency of a minor
  • Grasso-Morey: charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor, possession of drug paraphernalia

Both Ishman and Grasso-Morey were booked into the Polk County jail.

The owner of the store in Hillsborough County was notified of the incident.