Four people have been arrested by Danbury Police as the Special Investigations Division looked into the illegal sales of marijuana products and untaxed cigarettes. Danbury Police carried out search warrants yesterday at Cloud House Tobacco and Vape Shop on Newtown Road, Cloud House II on Mill Plain Road, and Star Rose on Mill Ridge Road.
Although certain quantities of marijuana and various THC/Cannabis products can be legally possessed in Connecticut, selling these products remains illegal for recreational purposes.
Several pounds of THC products were seized as evidence including pounds of raw marijuana, marijuana packaged for sale, edible THC products, THC vape products, and several thousand dollars in cash. The seized products have an estimated value of tens of thousands of dollars.
The investigation was launched into complaints about illegal sales and calls for service around vape/smoke shops including larceny, assault, illegal drug sales, underage sale of tobacco products, and calls for intoxicated persons.
20-year old Anderson Rolle and 23-year old Mohsen Algadabi from Cloud House Tobacco and Vape, 31-year old Muneer Alsaidi from Cloud House II and 29-year old Ashraf Alsaidi from Star Rose were charged and released with written promises to appear in court at a later date and time. Rolle, of Brewster, was charged with Sale of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana with intent to sell, and Sale of E-Cigarette to Underage person. Algadabi, of Danbury, was charged with Possession of Marijuana with intent to sell. Alsaidi, of Virginia, was charged with Illegal Sale of Untaxed Cigarettes, Sale of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Sell, and Sale of E-Cigarette to Underage person. Muneer Alsaidi, of Danbury, was charged with Sale of Marijuana and Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Sell.