FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sergeant Brian McGregor
Office: (504) 712-2252
Kenner business owner arrested distributing synthetic marijuana
Kenner - A Kenner business owner has been arrested for distributing synthetic marijuana.
During an undercover investigation it was determined the Zhu was distributing synthetic marijuana and that he kept the product behind the counter out of view and would only sell it to people he became familiar with. Zhu was charged concerning three undercover purchases that were made by detectives at the business. Synthetic products were recovered during the search of the business. Additional charges are possible after the product is examined and laboratory results are received.
Chief Steve Caraway encourages anyone with information concerning this incident, or anyone possessing or distributing illegal narcotics/ synthetic drugs to call the Kenner Police Department at (504) 712-2222, Kenner Police Drug Hotline (504) 466-3073, or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.Kenner Police Department website: http://www.kennerpd.com