Man shows up at emergency room hauling trash bag full of weed

A man seeking medical help at the Belmar ER in Lakewood Wednesday brought along a trash bag filled with marijuana.

Police seized 1.8 pounds of pot and criminal charges will likely be filed in the near future, said Officer Rob Albrets, a police spokesman.

The incident happened at about 5:50 pm at the emergency room, 260 S. Wadsworth Blvd., which is operated by Swedish Medical Center.

Police did not release the suspect’s name Wednesday night. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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