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Police: Teen used cucumber to smoke pot

May 12, 2010 at 12:47 PM

LINCOLN, Neb., May 12 (UPI) -- Police in Nebraska said they arrested a teenager who allegedly used an apple and a hollowed-out cucumber as marijuana smoking devices.

Lincoln Police Officer Katie Flood said School Resource Officer Brian Ward of Lincoln Southeast High School approached a car containing two 16-year-olds about 12:25 p.m. Monday and smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle, the Lincoln (Neb.) Journal Star reported Wednesday.

Ward discovered an apple and the hollowed-out cucumber in the car, Flood said. She said both produce items contained burnt marijuana.

Flood said police regularly encounter apples used to smoke marijuana but the cucumber was a first for city authorities.

Police said the 16-year-old in the driver's seat claimed ownership of the items and he was arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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