Spice crackdown suspects due in federal court

(MGNOnline.com)
(MGNOnline.com)
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 5/08 8:50 am

DENVER (AP) — People indicted in Denver for allegedly distributing and buying synthetic marijuana are scheduled to get their first hearings in federal court.

The three suspects arrested in Colorado as part of a nationwide crackdown on spice are due to appear before a magistrate judge Thursday afternoon. Six other people indicted by a Denver grand jury on charges of conspiracy and drug distribution were arrested in other states.

They include John Bowen of Las Vegas and Daniel Bernier of Cocoa Beach, Florida. Prosecutors say they ran companies in Florida and Colorado that imported chemicals from China to make spice and sold it under various brand names to smoke shops in Wisconsin, Nebraska, Alaska, Ohio, Georgia and Illinois as well as Colorado.

It wasn't immediately clear if Bowen or Bernier have lawyers yet.

©2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
NEWSCASTS ON DEMAND

What's On

All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
You may also view our Sitemap

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.