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Teen charged with selling pot-laced brownies

VALPARAISO – Authorities in northwest Indiana have charged a 16-year-old boy with dealing marijuana on school property, saying he sold marijuana-laced brownies to fellow students.

Police said officers responding to a tip last week found a plastic container and metal baking pan with brownie crumbs in a locker at Valparaiso High School that smelled of marijuana.

The Times of Munster reported ( police said the boy acknowledged putting a half-ounce of marijuana in the brownies and either selling them or giving them away. Police reported finding two $20 bills in his pocket the boy acknowledged came from selling the brownies.

Police said several students were questioned, but searches revealed nothing more at the 2,100-student school.