Entire town gets high from marijuana fumes after Indonesian police burn three-ton pile of confiscated drugs
Indonesian police accidentally intoxicated the population of the entire town of Tangerang, 15.5 miles west of Jakarta, by holding a bonfire of 3.3 tons of confiscated marijuana outside a subprecinct office.
The haul was valued at $1 million, according to Breitbart.com
Tangerang police chief Senior Commander Riad told The Jakarta Post his officers seized the stash in south Tangerang on February 2.
The smoke spread from the yard to surrounding residents’ houses.
One resident named Deden said: ‘I got a headache because I wasn’t wearing a mask.’
A journalist reported having to ‘sit down and have a cup of tea’ to deal with the high.
Officers also destroyed 1.8 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine and 2,538 ecstasy pills by blending them.
The destruction of the illicit substances was witnessed by several officials from the West Jakarta municipality.