Authorities in Kansas say mice in their evidence storage facility found themselves a home in three bags of marijuana.
Mice chewed into three bags of marijuana at a police evidence storage facility in Wichita, Kan., police say. The critters managed to eat some of the stash, from a 2009 case, and even nested in the drug, they said.
Wichita police Lt. Doug Nolte said the occurance is a common one. He said marijuana's strong odor apparently attracts the animals.
"We’ve got some mice that are stoners," Nolte told The Kansas City Star.
Authorities originally thought it was a case of evidence tampering, but after an investigation, they were able to identify the four-legged suspects, which remain on the loose.
Authorities said an exterminator has been called and the bags of evidence resealed and reweighed.