Police seize 27 pounds of spice in smoke shop bust

Posted at 9:30 PM, Nov 08, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-08 23:30:57-05

KAYSVILLE, Utah – A smoke shop owner was arrested after a spice investigation by the Davis Metro Narcotics Strike Force.

Adel Al-Mukahel is the owner of Victor’s Smoke Shop in Kaysville and VIP Smokes and Hookah in South Jordan. Agents say that on multiple occasions, undercover agents were able to purchase spice from both stores.

Al-Mukahel and two other men were arrested for distribution of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.

Agents seized more than 27 pounds of spice and more than $230,000 in cash.