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Synthetic marijuana discovery leads to suspensions, arrests

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BATON ROUGE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Suspension of alcohol, tobacco permits issued for Alexandria business selling synthetic marijuana.

On Jan. 15, 2014, The Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) Commissioner Troy Hebert issued an immediate suspension of alcohol and tobacco permits held by King City #2. 

A joint operation was conducted on Nov. 20, 2013 involving ATC, the Alexandria Police Department, Pineville Police Department and Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office. During the operation, several convenience stores throughout Rapides Parish were checked for possible drug activity.

While conducting a search at King City #2, 2901 3rd St., Suite B, in Alexandria, ATC K-9 Agent Ace detected synthetic marijuana on the premise. Agents located approximately 566 packages of product that later tested positive as synthetic marijuana.

The Alexandria Police Department arrested three individuals:

 

Hashem Aldalaly

Three counts of possession of CDS 1 with intent to distribute

One count of illegal carrying of firearms in possession of CDS

 

Samuel Washington Jr.

Two counts possession of CDS 1 with intent to distribute

 

Mamoon Sadek Mohamed

3 counts possession of CDS 1 with intent to distribute

 

An administrative hearing will be held in Baton Rouge concerning the suspension.

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