Police: K2 arrests on the rise in Texarkana, TX

Police: K2 arrests on the rise in Texarkana, TX


SHARING SOME EYE-OPENING VIDEO TONIGHT..((JACQUE))THEY WANT TO WARN PARENTS ABOUT WIDESPREAD USE OF A DANGEROUS DRUG.NBC SIX’s JENNA JORDAN HAS THE STORY. 3 (Jenna Jordan)THIS IS BODY CAMERA FOOTAGE.. FROM AN PUBLIC INTOXICATION ARREST OF A SUSPECT TEXARKANA TEXAS POLICE SAY SMOKED SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA OR K-TWO.(Officer Jonathan Price)”Almost daily we’re finding drivers passed out behind the wheel under the influence of synthetic marijuana or k2.”(Jenna Jordan) OFFICER JONATHAN PRICE SAYS IN THE TEN YEARS HE’S BEEN ON THE FORCE, THE NUMBER OF K-TWO RELATED ARRESTS HAS GROWN SUBSTANTIALLY – ACCOUNTING FOR ABOUT 16 PERCENT OF ALL DRUG ARRESTS IN JUNE AND JULY.. AND IT’S USAGE DOESN’T DISCRIMINATE. (Officer Jonathan Price) I mean between all ages, sexes, race, ethnicities, it doesn’t matter. (Jenna Jordan)this is how k2 is typically packaged.. bright colors, fun flavors, and these even boast a stamp saying they’re compliant with the DEA and legal in all 50 states – but it’s not.(Jenna Jordan)IT’S MARKETED AS A QUOTE SAFE ALTERNATIVE TO MARIJUANA.. BUT DOCTORS SAY THERE’S NOTHING SAFE ABOUT IT. (Dr. Matt Young)”They can go from in a few minutes being normal to being quote unquote out of their minds.”(Jenna Jordan)TO CREATE THE DRUG.. CHEMICALS ARE SPRAYED ON PLANT-BASED MATERIALS.. AND THERE’S NO WAY TO KNOW THE CONCENTRATION OR CONTENT OF THOSE CHEMICALS. SOME OF THE DRUG’S EFFECTS INCLUDE PSYCHOSIS AND KIDNEY DAMAGE. (Dr. Matt Young)”Your blood pressure can get high, your heart rate can get high and so it can be critical. Can cause seizures, and unfortunately, can cause cardiac arrest.” (Jenna Jordan)SCARY EFFECTS.. EXPERIENCED FIRST-HAND BY THIS RECOVERING DRUG ADDICT. (Recovering Drug Addict)”I could feel my heart beat in the bottoms of my feet, and it just rushed all the way up my body, like it felt like all of my organs was shutting down, my throat got tight, my lungs were getting compressed.” (Jenna Jordan)SHE SAYS SHE’S TRIED DOZENS OF DRUGS OVER ABOUT TWO DECADES.. AND DIDN’T WANT TO APPEAR ON-CAMERA FOR THE SAKE OF HER CHILDREN.NOW COMING UP ON A YEAR OF SOBRIETY.. SHE’S TRYING TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT THE DRUG’S DANGERS.(Recovering Drug Addict)”None of it’s good, but the k2 was the worst thing I’ve ever done in my life. And it’s so easy for them to get it, it’s crazy.” (Officer Jonathan Price)”You never know what you’re gonna get and you never know what kind of reaction it’s gonna give the brain(Jenna Jordan) JENNA JORDAN, NBC SIX NEWS. 3 ((JACQUE))IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS BATTLING A DRUG ADDICTION… YOU CAN FIND

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  • 0:47 👀🤔………….jenna turn around real quick….
    Jenna: 💫🍑💫
    Me:⛓ You're under arrest for the posession of a controlled substance, You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you.
    Jenna:💀😭😭😭😭

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