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Temple: Police, Federal Agents Raid Local Smoke Shop

(Temple police photo)

(Temple police photo)

TEMPLE (February 4, 2013)—Temple Special Investigations Unit officers and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents seized 299 packages of synthetic marijuana after serving a federal warrant at a local smoke shop, police said Monday.

Authorities served the warrant at around noon Friday at Smoke Bazaar at 403 Van Dyke Drive in Temple.

The synthetic pot has a retail value of nearly $12,000, police said.

Authorities also seized all of the paraphernalia in the shop that “could be used to ingest the illegal substance,” police said.

It was valued at $20,000.

No arrests were made, but the case was referred to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Waco, police said.


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