Pedro Cruz Trujillo is suspected of smoking marijuana with students during a Los Angeles Dodgers game. AP Photo/Los Angeles Police Dept.
LOG ANGELES -- A Los Angeles high school assistant baseball coach was arrested Monday on suspicion that he smoked marijuana with half a dozen teenaged students before and after an outing to Dodger Stadium, officials said.
Pedro Cruz Trujillo, 24, was booked on six counts of child endangerment Monday, a month after a staff member at the school overheard students talking about the incident and notified police.
Investigators said Trujillo took six students, ranging in age from 14 to 16 years old, to a Dodgers game on May 18. He is suspected of allowing some of those students to smoke marijuana in his car on the way to and from the game.
Police said they are working with the school to determine if there have been other similar incidents.
Trujillo is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail. Additional charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor are pending, police said.
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