HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) -Hamilton Police recovered over $1 million in synthetic drugs and more than $200 thousand in U.S. currency after a major drug bust.
Officers served 19 search warrants to businesses and residences in both Butler and Hamilton Counties on Thursday. Officers recovered over 51,600 packets of synthetic drugs valued at over $1 million.
Drug paraphernalia, four handguns and $210 thousand in U.S. currency were also recovered at the scene.
The City of Hamilton has been conducting a long term investigation of trafficking synthetic marijuana in several businesses including Wireless A, Pleasant Avenue Wireless & Smoke Shop, CK Wireless, Bonkerz and the EZ Wireless Store. All of the businesses are located in the City of Hamilton.