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Police: Man accidentally put marijuana cigarette in son's lunch

CLINTON, Conn. -- Police say a 33-year-old man sent along a little something extra in his 18-month-old son's lunch box this week: a marijuana cigarette.

Clinton police arrested John Sulzbach of Killingworth after workers at the Clinton Child Care Center reported finding the pot in the child's food container on Thursday, NBCConnecticut.com reported. The child is 18 months old, police said.

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The cigarette was accidentally dropped in the food container while Sulzbach made the child's lunch the night before, police said.

 Police found less than one ounce of marijuana in Sulzbach’s basement after searching his home. He faces charges of risk to injury to a minor and drug possession.

Sulzman was charged with possession of a controlled substance and risk of injury/impairing the morals of a child. He was released on a written promise to appear in court on Dec. 22.

Msnbc.com staff contributed to this report from NBCConnecticut.com.