Florida bride, caterer accused of serving marijuana-laced food at wedding

A Florida bride and a caterer have been arrested on charges of serving foodstuff containing cannabis to unsuspecting visitors at a February wedding day, according to officials.

The bride, 42, and the caterer, 31, ended up arrested this week on prices of violations of an anti-tampering legislation and shipping of hashish, in accordance to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office and court documents.

County firefighters and deputies responded to the Feb. 19 event at a clubhouse in Longwood immediately after visitors claimed finding ill or experience weird, according to legislation enforcement affidavits filed in the case.

A wedding guest is taken to a waiting ambulance. (Seminole Sheriff)

A marriage guest is taken to a ready ambulance. (Seminole Sheriff)

Some individuals felt so unwell that they went to the healthcare facility, the place they analyzed good for THC, the psychoactive compound in marijuana. Visitors documented feeling intensely drugged and said they had not been warned, according to a detective’s affidavit. One particular guest explained he experienced problems functioning a cellphone, and another believed she may possibly die, the sheriff’s detective wrote.

One particular guest the up coming working day told an investigator that on the working day of the marriage, she felt stoned and asked the bride no matter if hashish was in the foodstuff and that the bride mentioned “yes” and smiled, in accordance to the affidavit.

Food collected at the scene later analyzed good for THC, the doc states.

While the bride and caterer ended up arrested on the rates this week, a charging choice is however less than thing to consider by the condition prosecutor’s business, a spokesperson for the state attorney’s workplace claimed Friday.

A lawyer for the caterer stated in court documents did not reply to a ask for for comment Thursday night. An legal professional for the bride declined to comment to NBC affiliate WESH of Orlando.

Longwood is a city about 12 miles northeast of Orlando.

CORRECTION (April 22, 1:45 p.m. ET): An previously version of this post misstated the position of the fees against the bride and caterer. They have been arrested on the rates, but have not been officially charged. A charging selection is continue to beneath consideration by the point out prosecutor’s place of work.