• Third suspect arrested in synthetic drug bust


    VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - A third suspect was arrested following a synthetic pot bust in Volusia County.

    On Thursday investigators said they seized 3,000 grams of synthetic drugs, drug paraphernalia and a laptop from the Ridgewood Food store on North Ridgewood Avenue.

    Officials arrested the store's owner, Juned Jakir, 27, and his employee, Hari Chereddy.

    Venkata Chereddy was arrested Sunday.

    Investigators said the synthetic drugs were worth about $7,500.

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