|Published:||Jan 09, 2014 3:19 PM EST|
|Updated:||Jan 09, 2014 4:15 PM EST|
NORTH PORT, Fla.- North Port Police seized more than $2 million worth of synthetic marijuana from a residence the Lee County Sheriff's Office had discovered during a major investigation.
Intel from Lee County Sheriff's Office prompted detectives in North Port to serve a search warrant on Wednesday night at 13564 Tamiami Trail. LCSO deputies were working a major case involving the production and distribution of Synthetic Marijuana (K2 or Spice), which led them to this residence.
Detectives found that the illegal substance was being manufactured, packaged, arranged for delivery at this address. The approximate street value of the seizure is $2.2 million.
The target in their investigation, 33-year-old Sayed Mohammed Jan, was arrested for the following charges:
• Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance
• Sale, Manufacture, Delivery of controlled Substance within 1000 ft. of a Church
• Sale and Manufacture, and Delivery of Drug Paraphernalia
• Rent a Structure or Conveyance to Sell, Manufacture, and Traffic Drugs
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