Temple: Police, Federal Agents Raid Local Smoke Shop

Police and federal agents seized nearly 300 packages of synthetic marijuana in a raid on a Temple smoke shop.

(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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