Five arrested in synthetic marijuana investigation
BATON ROUGE - Five arrests were made with drugs, guns, and money seized in an investigation by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office into the sale of synthetic marijuana.
Narcotics detectives along with SWAT, K-9, and Baton Rouge Police SWAT executed three search warrants early Wednesday morning. Detectives seized 28 ounces of suspected high-grade marijuana, another 3 ounce of synthetic marijuana, a .38 Special, a .357 Magnum, and $7,899 in cash.
Huan Nguyen, Andre Weatherspoon, Roy Thomas, Hung Nguyen, and Shamar Harris were arrested on various drugs and weapons charges. All were booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish prison.
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