A Toronto cop who overdosed on cannabis-oil infused chocolate seized in a police raid thought he could die so he called for emergency help on his police radio, court heard.
Vittorio Dominelli pleaded guilty Friday to attempting to obstruct justice in front of Justice Mary Misener, who called the 13-year veteran “a complete idiot.”
“Call it stupidity or silliness, when you interfere with evidence the impact on the justice system is just so profound,” the judge said.
Dominelli admitted taking three cannabis-oil infused chocolate bars from the floor of a dispensary in 13 Division that officers raided on Jan. 27.
In an ironic twist, Dominelli, 36, had planned to dump the three bars but didn’t because he feared someone could get sick consuming it. Instead he decided to eat one bar with his partner Const. Jamie Young, court heard.
“I’m down if you are,” Dominelli claims Young said to him.
He and Young consumed a whole