Oxnard, CA | Illegal Marijuana Dispensary

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On August 13, 2021, the Oxnard Central Business District (CBD) officers assigned to the Neighborhood Policing Team (NPT) were conducting a business check with Oxnard Code Enforcement Officers at Oxnard Novelties, 102 E. Fifth Street. During the business check, CBD Officers observed what appeared to a marijuana packaging materials and THC vape pens. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main compound responsible for Marijuana’s physiological effects and is extracted from marijuana to create the vape pens.  Detectives from the Oxnard Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) responded to assist in the investigation.

 

DEU detectives spoke with an employee of the business and learned that the business was converting to a Marijuana dispensary. The business was not licensed to sell tobacco, Marijuana, or THC products. During a search of the business, detectives located a large quantity of marijuana, concentrated cannabis, THC vape pens / cartridges, and THC infused edible candy. Additionally, detectives located packaging material and “Medical Marijuana” labels.  

  

The investigation into the illegal Marijuana Dispensary is ongoing.  Anyone with information regarding this case or other criminal activity is encouraged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7600, or online via the Oxnard Police Department’s website:  www.oxnardpd.org, and clicking on “Report Suspicious Activity.”  You can remain anonymous if you choose to do so by calling the Ventura County Crime Stoppers. at (800)222-8477.  You can also visit their website: www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit a tip via text or email. 

 


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