Police Find Synthetic Marijuana During Raid at Hamden Store

Police said they found synthetic marijuana when they raided a Hamden, Connecticut, market on Monday and arrested an employee.

Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency searched Wasim Mart, at 1064 Dixwell Ave., on Monday and seized 91 packets of synthetic marijuana and $226 in cash.

A store employee, Mohammed Sayed, 36, of New Haven, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sell.

Sayed was held on a $20,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court in Meriden on Jan. 21.

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