Hillsborough County, Florida -- Hillsborough County Sheriff's detectives seized nearly 650 spice packets, along with other drugs, from local businesses during a month-long investigation.
Detectives targeted locations within the City of Tampa and Hillsborough that had been identified as selling spice to customers.
The sheriff's office targeted four locations and gathered enough evidence to obtain search warrants for those locations were executed Wednesday around 10:00 a.m.
Below are findings at each search warrant, what property was seized and one arrest:
Location: Mobil Gas Station (Hillsborough County)
4002 Orient Road
345 packets of Spice/synthetic marijuana
$230.00 in US Currency.
Location: Make You Happy Food Store (city of Tampa)
7504 North Florida Ave.
24 packets of Spice/synthetic marijuana
Location: Sam's Smoke Shop (city of Tampa)
11612 North Nebraska Ave.
40 packets of Spice/synthetic marijuana
24 packets of Bath Salts
Location: Kwik Stop Food Store (city of Tampa)
6121 North Florida Ave.
238 packets of Spice/synthetic marijuana
4.5 grams of Oxycodone (Trafficking) without prescription
50 tablets of Viagra without prescription
4 tablets of Cialis without prescription
$1,583.00 in US Currency
2012 Nissan Altima
Rossi .38 Caliber revolver (handgun)
The owner of the Kwik Stop, 39-year-old Mutaz Elbooz, was arrested and charged with Armed Trafficking in Illegal Drugs, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Drug without Prescription (Viagra). More charges are pending.