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‘Large amounts’ of marijuana seized in Upper Peninsula illegal dispensary raid, police say

Troopers from Michigan State Police’s Jackson Post responded to a two-vehicle crash Friday, Dec. 20, that resulted in three people being transported to the hospital for injuries. MLive file photo

MENOMINEE, MICHIGAN — Michigan State Police on Friday, Jan. 24, raided what they said was an unlicensed marijuana dispensary located in Menominee, a city near the Wisconsin border in Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula.

“Detectives from the Eighth District Marijuana and Tobacco Investigation Section executed three search warrants simultaneously from an ongoing investigation involving an unlicensed Marijuana dispensary in Menominee” state police said in a release. “Edible marijuana products, THC vape cartridges, significant marijuana wax products, large amounts of pre-rolled marijuana joints (and a) sizable amount of processed marijuana were seized with a current value of $271,000.

“Also seized were personal property valued at over $300,000, and $54,000 in cash.”

State police didn’t release any further information and haven’t announced any arrests.

Monominee police and members of the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team assisted in the raids.

A Marijuana Regulatory Agency map of actively licensed medical marijuana facilities doesn’t include any businesses in Menominee.

‘Large amounts’ of marijuana seized in Upper Peninsula illegal dispensary raid, police say Troopers from Michigan State Police’s Jackson Post responded to a two-vehicle crash Friday, Dec. 20,