San Diego

Search Warrant Served For Illegal Marijuana Dispensary

Since March 2016, authorities have shut down 55 illegal marijuana dispensaries.

Authorities raided an illegally operating marijuana dispensary Wednesday, seizing hundreds of edibles and several pounds of marijuana. 

San Diego police officers served the search warrant at Downtown Wellness, located at 2438 Commercial Avenue in Sherman Heights, just east of interstate 5.

SDPD's Narcotics Unit seized 2.4 pounds of marijuana, 800 edibles and concentrated cannabis and $2,000 cash. 

Two employees were arrested and issued citations for operating a business without a license and sales of marijuana. 

Since march 2016, authorities have shut down 55 illegal marijuana dispensaries using search warrants and other enforcement efforts.

Dozens of property owners and operators have been fined, criminally charged and prosecuted for operating the businesses, police said. 

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