Second Atascadero man arrested for molly overdoses
March 8, 2015
A second Wesleyan University in Connecticut student from Atascadero was arrested for his role in the molly overdoses which led to 11 students being hospitalized last month. [Gothamist]
Abhimanyu Janamanchi, 21, turned himself in on Friday in connection to the drug overdoses which occurred between Feb. 21 and 22. Unlike the previous four students arrested in connection with the bad batch of drugs, Janamanchi was one of the 11 people hospitalized
Prosecutors have charged Janamanchi with two counts of distribution of a hallucinogen, two counts possession of a hallucinogen, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell. During a search of Janamanchi room and belongings, police found capsules, four different powdery substances and a synthetic cannibinoid that is smoked for a psychoactive effect.
Also from Atascadero, Andrew Olson was arraigned in court on Tuesday on charges of two counts of selling a hallucinogen, two counts of possession of a hallucinogen, possession of less than a half-ounce of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia.