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10:01 am
Sun September 2, 2012

3 Arrested at Asher Gas Station on Drug Charges

ASHER, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been arrested on drug charges after undercover officers reportedly bought synthetic marijuana at a Pottawatomie County convenience store.

Sheriff Mike Booth says authorities received a tip that the drug — also known as K2, spice or potpourri — was begin sold at a convenience store in Asher. He says two store employees and one customer were arrested on drug charges. All three had been released on bond by Friday.

Booth tells the Shawnee News-Star that deputies seized more than 50 bags of the synthetic drug.