Judge scalds 'complete idiot' cop who ate cannabis chocolate for first time while ON DUTY

Mail Online | 11/10/2018 | Leah Simpson For Dailymail.com
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A Canada law enforcement officer – who is a father-of-three and worked on the force for 13 years - was labelled a 'complete idiot' after getting high on drugs obtained from tampering with evidence.

Judge Mary Misener scalded Toronto Constable Vittorio Dominelli, 36, in a College Park courtroom Friday for taking three bars of cannabis-infused hazelnut chocolate and then having to radio in for help after scoffing one while on duty and panicking.

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The officer was carrying a service-issued firearm when he and Constable Jamie Young tried more than the recommended amount of the snack after they carried out a raid of Community Cannabis Clinic on January 27.

A charge said Young 'failed to account' for the weed after they unpacked boxes.

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According to a statement of facts Dominelli had confessed he'd taken the edibles that he found outside of evidence bags. While he instantly regretted taking them, he said Young – who was absent from court - advised him not to dispose of them publicly.

Within 20 minutes of chomping on the marijuana-laced sweet, they were intoxicated.

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Neither had used marijuana before and Dominelli said he assumed it would be a 'minor mellow feeling'. However the pack contained eight segments of chocolate and although the instructions say to only take a small portion and wait 40 minutes, the wrapper was found empty.

The pair was on a surveillance assignment of a bar near Eglinton Avenue West and Allen Road from around 11pm but two hours into the shift Dominelli used a 10-33 police code – for officers in serious trouble – to call in help.

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He grabbed his partner's radio after she refused to give it him, ran up the street and requested an ambulance for an officer in need of assistance.

Dominelli later admitted he was worried the weed had been laced with something else when he...
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