Ryan Cano

Ryan Cano

PORTAGE — A female found partially naked outside and then later foaming at the mouth was taken to the hospital and a man was taken to jail after allegedly consuming an herbal drug the man wrongly assumed was legal, according to Portage police.

Ryan Cano, 31, of Portage, reportedly told police the drug was known as Kratom.

“It’s an herb,” he reportedly told police. “It’s legal. It’s got a bar code, and I have a receipt.”

Cano, who was taken into custody and faces felony counts of manufacturing/dealing a controlled substance and maintaining a common nuisance, and a misdemeanor count of possessing a controlled substance, showed officers several clear baggies containing a green powder substance, according to the incident report.