photo: Don Koshmider/by Rick Thompson
by Rick Thompson/July 25, 2017
GAYLORD_ Local television is reporting that seven people were arrested yesterday in raids on five Gaylord area medical marijuana distribution centers, per 9 and 10 News.
Their report includes this statement:
Seven people are in jail after a Northern Michigan drug team raided five Otsego County marijuana dispensaries.
After two months of investigating, the Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement team executed search warrants at five Gaylord dispensaries Monday evening.
During the raids, officers found a variety of marijuana products, including over 20 pounds of processed marijuana, 22 marijuana plants and countless edibles.
They also seized Adderall, LSD, Vyvanse and Tramadol, as well as $20,000 in cash, six vehicles and a motorcycle.
The seven suspects were taken to the Otsego County Jail.
Arraignments are being held this morning for the seven, including Chad Morrow, a known community figure. The identities of the other six are unknown at this time.
The News report included a reference to additional charges pending against other individuals involved in the business operations. Local activists are on the scene providing real-time updates on the case as details become available. Stay with The Social Revolution.org for continuing coverage.