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Watch: Suspect smashes Logan store window, steals Kratom

Posted at 4:58 PM, Mar 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-06 18:58:24-05

LOGAN CITY, Utah – The Logan City Police Department is seeking a suspect who they say smashed a window at a store and stole 12 bottles of Kratom.

Police said the suspect smashed the window of the Blue Sphynx on 1000 West around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. The suspect then put 12 bottles of Kratom in a backpack and left the store on a bicycle.

Kratom, which is currently legal in the United States, is known to produce an opiate-like effect. It has been used in Southeastern Asia as an anti-diarrheal medicine and more recently has been used recreationally, or to help ease withdrawals from opiates such as heroin.

The police department posted a picture of the Kratom that was taken from the store:

“If you can identify the person or know someone in possession of many bottles of Kratom please call Detective Wursten at 435-716-9485,” the police department wrote.