Police recover pot marked ‘Purple Cross’ from school playground

R.O. Harden in the first day of school

Hollister police on Monday found marijuana in a baggie marked “Purple Cross” – which is the local pot dispensary – which had been recovered at an R.O. Harden Elementary School playground, according to a statement.

R.O. Harden officials reported the matter to police, who responded and confirmed the baggie contained a “usable amount of marijuana.”

According to the statement: “The package of marijuana was found by a teacher during the morning on the preschool playground. It is unknown who brought the marijuana to the area of the preschool.”

Anyone with information as to who is responsible for leaving this item in the area of the preschool playground is asked to call Officer Matthew Weiss at 636-4330. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call WeTIP at (800) 78-CRIME.

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