Local store busted with over $500,000 of synthetic marijuana
POSTED: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 4:12pm
UPDATED: Saturday, September 10, 2011 - 12:16pm
Baton Rouge, La (NBC33) — Police say the man arrested for selling fake marijuana at his store has been in warned about it before.
Tim Tran has sold synthetic drugs from Tim's Wholesale in the past. Last night, they caught him red-handed.
Police say they seized $500,000 worth of fake marijuana at the store. Tran was arrested and the synthetic marijuana was sent to the state police crime lab for testing.
Police say they need more help to get this stuff off the streets. "To get to the root of the problem, I know that my department needs to double the size of our narcotics unit so that we can have a more significant impact on the illegal drug trade here in Baton Rouge."