SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, Jan. 21, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — A 17-year-old from South Jordan is facing charges including disorderly conduct after jumping onto a woman’s car during what he later told police was a “bad acid trip.”
South Jordan Police Department spokesman Lt. Matt Pennington told Gephardt Daily a woman called 911 to report what she thought was a carjacking in the area of 10200 South and Kettle Way at approximately 11:45 a.m. Sunday.
The woman told police she was driving when a teenager came running towards her in the middle of the street, screaming and yelling, then banging on her car when she stopped. He then jumped on the stopped vehicle, and continued yelling at her, Pennington said.
The woman called police and the teenager got off the car and ran into a nearby home.
When officials arrived at the home, they spoke with the teenager’s brother, and then with the teen himself. The juvenile then told them he had taken five tabs of acid and was having “a bad acid trip.”
Pennington said the juvenile was experiencing psychosis as a result of the acid, and was taken to the hospital so he could detox.
He added the teen will be taken to juvenile detention once he is released from the hospital, and is likely to be facing drug charges, as well as charges of disorderly conduct and reckless endangerment.
The woman was not injured and there was no damage to her car, Pennington added.