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Synthetic Marijuana Bust Made In Evansville
Updated February 10, 2017 6:39 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(EVANSVILLE) - A day after several people were hospitalized for overdosing on synthetic marijuana, Evansville police say they have arrested a man for dealing in the substance.

A day after several people were hospitalized for overdosing on synthetic marijuana, Evansville police say they have arrested a man for dealing in the substance.

Police say while they were investigating the overdoses, officers spotted 36-year-old Tarone Johnson doing drug deals in the 100 block of West Florida Street.

Police say he had an active warrant, and during a search they found more than 110 grams of K2, or synthetic marijuana.

Officers say synthetic pot is believed to have caused 15-20 overdoses in recent weeks.



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