That NYPD Hemp Bust

That NYPD Hemp Bust

Burlington Free Press report.. On Nov. 3, the NYPD touted a 106-pound drug bust, tweeting a photo of two officers from Brooklyn’s 75th Precinct standing next to over fifty bags of what appears to be marijuana. “Great job by Day Tour Sector E yesterday. Working with FedEx and other local law enforcement, they were able to confiscate 106 Lbs. of marijuana, and arrest the individual associated with the intended delivery,” the precinct wrote. Only one problem: The marijuana was actually hemp, according to Oren Levy, the owner Green Angel CBD. Levy’s company purchased the product from Fox Holler Farms in New Haven, Vermont. In an interview with the Free Press, Levy said each box of the shipment contained documentation from a third-party lab stating the plant had THC-levels below 0.3 percent, the federal legal limit. Detective Sophia Mason, a spokesperson for the Officer of the Deputy Commissioner, Public Information, said the investigation is “active and ongoing.” Waiting for lab test results At a Nov. 6 crime statistics briefing, NYPD Chief of Department Terence A. Monahan told reporters that the department “got information about a large package of drugs, we got it in here, we field-tested it as marijuana. We called the individual in, he was placed under arrest.” Monahan…

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