Teen’s head gets stuck in trash bin as he tries to open it, police say

DALLAS — An 18-year-old Texas teen has been charged with tampering with a garbage can and possession of a controlled substance after police say he tried to open a trash can at his school with his head stuck in it.

According to a criminal complaint, police responded to a report of a man who was using a garbage truck to open trash cans.

The driver told officers he was working on his truck and his head was stuck in the side of the truck, the complaint said.

He told police the head got stuck.

The boy was arrested for tampering with public property.

Police said he was taken to the Travis County Jail on $20,000 bail.