Friday, June 29, 2012

Minnesota Man Must Pay Restitution for Huffing Neighbors' AC coolant

Via TwinCities.com

According to the report, an Apple Valley, 37-year-old man must pay "$1,521 in restitution and serve 10 days of community service for inhaling [coolants] from his neighbors' air conditioners".  The man plead guilty to felony theft for inhaling the coolant from five air-conditioning units.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Mendham woman accused of 'huffing' while working as home health aide - Washington

via dailyrecord.com

A 35-year-old woman who is an in-home health aide was caught huffing an aerosol can while working. Police reported she was in no condition to communicate upon their arrival. She was arrested and was later released with a pending mandatory court appearance.

Friday, June 22, 2012

Police: Woman was huffing before crashing into home in Arizona

via Kait8.com

On Wednesday, June 20, a 24-year-old woman crashed into a family's home in Jonesboro, Arizona. The crash was triggered by the woman inhaling computer dusting spray prior to the accident. She is said to have blacked out before the crash.

The woman was issued a citation for DWI-drugs, careless/prohibited driving, and no seat belt. She is expected in court June 25 and was released due to her injuries.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Gas Sniffing Plague Continues in St. John's, Canada

via Thetelegram.com

In St. John's, Canada a 13-year-old boy and an 11-year-old boy were both treated for severe leg burns suffered as a result of inhaling gasoline. Inhalant abuse is a growing epidemic in this community, read more in the article above.

3 New Hampshire Girls Hospitalized for Huffing pronounced 'All fine' - New Hampshire

via seacoastonline.com

This article is a follow-up on the the 3 students who intentionally inhaled vapors from air horns on a school bus as they were riding to the school last Thursday morning. The 3 teenage-females who were hospitalized last week as a result of huffing have been pronounced 'OK' and 'All fine.'

Friday, June 15, 2012

Massachusetts Woman Pleads Guilty in Huffing Crash

Via Insurance Journal

According to the report, an 18-year old Massachusetts woman plead guilty to charges including aggravated assault and battery causing serious bodily injury, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and impeded operation. The woman was huffing dusters when she lost consciousness, struck a woman, traveled 50 feet and hit two more people. She will serve two years in prison, three years probation, and lose her driver's license for five years.

3 New Hampshire Girls Hospitalized for Huffing

Via seacoastonline.com

3 Portsmouth teenagers were hospitalized after huffing vapors from air horns. The girls huffed the vapors on the school bus.  According to the report, once at school teachers noticed the girls were acting "out of the ordinary" and were sent to the school nurse.  The school nurse, with the advice of poison control, called police to have the girls taken to the hospital.  According to police at least one of the girls showed signs of an overdose.  All three girls may be facing criminal charges.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Man Accused of Sniffing Aerosol Can Before Fatal Collision - Virginia

via MSNBC.com

This article discusses a fatal accident which occurred in January. The 22-year-old driver was drinking AND sniffing aerosol before he veered off the road hitting a woman and her son.  As a result the young boy was pronounced dead at the scene, and the mother was left with serious injuries. His case is ongoing in Fairfax County, VA.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Man suspected of using inhalants arrested after crash

via UTsandiego.com

This article discusses the recent arrest of a 21 year old man in California. The man was suspected to be under the influence of inhalants when he drove off the road and crashed into an apartment building injuring another person.  Police confirmed the driver was using an aerosol to get high while driving.

Monday, June 4, 2012