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Onslow County Store Owner Arrested, Accused With Selling "Spice"

The owner of a store suspected of selling the banned synthetic marijuana known as spice has been arrested.

The Onslow County Sheriff's has been looking for 51-year-old Jameel Almerisi since last Friday when they busted King's Drive Thru on Gum Branch Road and seized 40 packages of spice. Almerisi was arrested at an apartment in Greenville Tuesday. He's being held in the Onslow County Detention Center under a $500,000 bond.

One other person has already been arrested and authorities expect to make more arrests.


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