Cops Seize $10M Worth of K2 in Bronx Drug Bust: NYPD - NBC New York

Cops Seize $10M Worth of K2 in Bronx Drug Bust: NYPD

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    Police found up to two million packets of K2 during a search at a Bronx apartment Wednesday.

    The raid netted about $10 million worth of the drug, a type of synthetic marijuana, at the Parkchester apartment, the NYPD said.

    The search, which did not result in any arrests, was a continuation of last week’s massive K2 raid of about 80 locations across the city, police said.

    Six people were arrested in the Sept. 16 bust, which officials are calling the largest crackdown on the importation, distribution and sale of synthetic cannabinoids in New York City history, law enforcement officials said.

    A total of 10 people were named in a federal indictment on charges of participating in a scheme to illegally import at least 100 kilograms of illegal synthetic compounds into the U.S., enough to produce 260,000 retail packets, officials said. The seizure had a street value of about $30 million.

    Of the 10 suspects, four are still being sought, officials say.

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