AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Austin police have arrested a man and woman after more than two dozen people who used synthetic marijuana had to receive medical treatment.
Police have charged the man with delivery of a controlled substance. The woman hasn't been charged.
Paramedics on Monday and Tuesday responded to cases in an east area of downtown Austin. They say most of the people were homeless and had either become violent or lost consciousness after using the drug.
Police say they used surveillance video to identify the suspects and that officers seized 4 grams of the drug from a hotel room where they were staying. They say the drug was laced with five illegal chemicals.
The suspects' identities haven't been released.