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2 men accused of selling fake pot

3 years ago March 09, 2012 Mar 9, 2012 Friday, March 09 2012 Friday, March 09, 2012 6:12:00 AM EST in News
Source: Associated Press

BATON ROUGE - Two Baton Rouge men have been indicted on drug and weapons charges that accuse them of selling synthetic marijuana out of a convenience store.

An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury charged 51-year-old Joseph Hoa Do and 48-year-old Sang J. Vu with two counts each of possession with intent to distribute narcotics and one count each of illegal carrying of a weapon.

District Attorney Hillar Moore III says Baton Rouge police seized 216 packets of synthetic marijuana, over $154,000 in cash, a 9 mm handgun and an AK-47 assault rifle from Friendly Food Mart when they arrested Do and Vu on Jan. 13.

The case has been assigned to state District Judge Tony Marabella.

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