November 20, 2014
SPARKS, NV - Tens of thousands of dollars worth of drug paraphernalia was taken from the Up In Smoke Hippie Store after authorities searched it.
The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the Lyon County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division served a search warrant to the Up in Smoke Hippie Store on Prater Way in Sparks, and to a resident on Gull Street in Reno, according to Sergeant Pope with the Lyon County Sheriff's Office.
Sergeant Pope says narcotics agents seized $60,458.64 worth of drug paraphernalia.
In total, 2,624.99 grams of Synthetic Cannabinoids (spice), 992.8 grams of Hallucinogens, 183.3 grams of Synthetic Cathinones (bath salts), 10,681 grams of pharmaceutical controlled substances, and 149.1 grams of other unspecified drugs were taken by authorities, according to Sergeant Pope.
Sergeant Pope says a .45 caliber handgun and a .22 caliber revolver were taken as well.
The investigation is ongoing. No further information has been released.