Guess What Drug This Teen Was On When He Grabbed A Cop's Gun
Earlier this week in Beaverton, Oregon, an eighteen-year-old boy walked into a flower shop and began talking to an employee about how he needed help. A few minutes later, he stumbled into City Hall and started wandering around aimlessly, asking strangers for support. When police officers approached him, however, he rapidly switched courses and flew into attack mode, somehow grabbing one of the officerís guns and firing it against the wall before he was hit with a stun gun seven times and still continued to struggle. Later, he even ripped the handcuffs off himself like an amateur Houdini blessed with bear strength.
You can go ahead and watch footage of the incident below. While itís playing, try and guess what substance he was reportedly under the influence ofÖ
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Alright. Time is up. Letís try to reason this out. Alcohol might make people irrationally confident in their dancing skills and in more serious cases, help inspire them to fly into drunken rages, but this dude was hit with a stun gun seven times and didnít fall down. That canít be booze. Marijuana should also be ruled out immediately because while this dude does exhibit paranoia symptoms, people donít typically smoke pot and then look to fight anyone, except maybe for a good couch seat.
No, we need something stronger. Heroin destroys too much coordination. The highs of cocaine really donít last long enough to be venturing different places. Meth usage is on the rise, but I still donít think users would intentionally seek out cops. No, based on all the facts, I would have to go with LSD or PCP.
Unfortunately, thatís apparently incorrect. The real drug in question here is mushrooms. Yes, the all-natural goofiness that inspired thisÖ
is apparently the same poison that somehow caused eighteen-year-old Jared Leone to summon superstrength and break handcuffs. According to KPTV, Leone later told officers he was hallucinating and convinced the police officers were terrorists in clever disguises. Thatís apparently why he attacked after asking for help, and thatís why he grabbed the gun and fired it against the wall. Thankfully, no one involved was hurt, which means this bad Ďshrooms trip wonít send this kid to jail for the rest of his life.
That being said, drugs involved or not, Leone definitely will be looking at some serious repercussions for his actions, once cops figure out exactly what to charge him with. Hereís to hoping the right balance of punishment and help is found.
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