July 11, 2004, on this blog: Just say whoa
A Delaware college student ate a bag of hallucinogenic mushrooms and drove around in a pair of stolen cars before arriving, confused, on a mountain in northwest Connecticut police said.
Paul Cunningham, 21, hiked to a nearby home Thursday night and asked to call 911, police said.
“I think I stole a car,” Cunningham told a dispatcher. “I’m not sure.”
Police said Cunningham, of Dover, Del., confessed that eating an entire bag of mushrooms, “probably wasn’t a good idea.” He allegedly told investigators that he had no idea how many laws he broke during a three-day excursion that took him 300 miles from home. …