Cookies that made day care staff feel high were drug-free

Published 7:29 am Tuesday, April 3, 2018

BANGOR, Maine — Officials say cookies dropped off at a Maine day care center that staff members complained made them feel high contained no illicit substances.

About a dozen staff members at Watch Me Shine day care in Bangor reported feeling intoxicated Feb. 14 after they ate Valentine’s Day cookies dropped off by a parent. The Bangor Daily News reports police seized the remaining cookies for testing.

Sgt. Wade Betters said Monday that none of the cookies tested positive for controlled substances.

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Police don’t know what caused the staff to feel funny and say no charges are pending.