Seminole Co. raids 4 businesses for selling synthetic drugs

5 more arrested in Seminole Co. illegal synthetic drug raid

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SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) -

Seminole County deputies say they arrested five more people accused of selling illegal synthetic drugs Wednesday.

Officials say this is a list of the people arrested:

  • Faramarz Arfaee - owner of the Citgo in Altamonte Springs
  • Iradj Mohamadzadeh - clerk at the Citgo in Altamonte Springs
  • Dib Diab - owner of Chuluota Grocery
  • Lydia Colon-Lopez - owner of the Tobacco and Beer Outlet in Winter Springs
  • Angel Cabrera - clerk at the Tobacco and Beer Outlet in Winter Springs

The Seminole County Sheriff's Office says they raided 4 businesses suspected of selling illegal synthetic drugs Tuesday.

Authorities say they arrested 4 suspects and seized 795 packages of synthetic drugs and more than 500 items of drug paraphernalia.

Deputies say synthetic drugs are often marketed under a variety of different names and brands and are commonly known as "bath salts," and "K2" or "Spice."

Authorities say undercover agents purchased samples of the suspected synthetic drugs and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's crime lab tested them to identify the presence of illegal chemicals.

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