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Ohio Chief Who Ate Pot-Laced Cake Thought He Was Dying

April 15, 2013  | 

Screenshot via WBNS.
Screenshot via WBNS.

An Ohio police chief who accidentally ate a marijuana-laced cake continues to recover from a poisoning he believed would kill him.

Laurelville Police Chief Mike Berkemeier told WBNS, "I thought I was dying," after eating an entire cake laced with hash oil (a concentrated form of THC) that had been left in his kitchen by his younger daughter's friend.

Berkemeier ate the cake during Easter weekend. The younger daughter's friend had accidentally left the cake when the two hastily left the house to visit Berkemeier's older daughter who had been hospitalized after a traffic accident, reports The Logan Daily.

Berkemeier drove himself to the police station, where medics transported him to the hospital for treatment.

Tags: Police Chiefs, Small-Town Agencies, Medical Aid, Marijuana


Comments (6)

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Matt @ 4/16/2013 4:59 AM

Let's see...he ate an entire cake?! Are they sure it was the hash that made him feel like he was dying or all those calories he just crammed in his face? BTW, I'm glad he is going to be okay in either event.

Lt. Sal @ 4/16/2013 6:07 AM

So what happens to the friend? I am sure his daughter had some knowledge of the secret ingredient. I am glad he was not dying but would like to hear why he thought he was. Stay safe.

Sue @ 4/16/2013 7:09 AM

I'm glad he is fine, but lets take a guess, didn't it taste funny? I also think the whole cake is a bit much, 1/2 a cake would make me think I was dying. Not placing fault, just saying.

Amy @ 4/17/2013 9:54 AM

He ate an ENTIRE cake. Thats why he thought he was dying. XD
I just love how every site ive seen this on so far is making this into a huge joke. It was just pot. Calm down. lol

Ima Leprechaun @ 4/18/2013 10:09 PM

An entire cake, I bet his arteries are hardening as we speak. I am sure the girl in the hospital would have appreciated the cake more.

Ima Leprechaun @ 4/18/2013 10:10 PM

I have never heard of Laurelville, it has to be close to Mudsock, Ohio

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