- Associated Press - Friday, May 8, 2015

WACO, Texas (AP) - A Central Texas businessman who sold synthetic marijuana at his smoke shop faces up to 20 years in federal prison.

Richard Young Bruce pleaded guilty Thursday in Waco to possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance.

An undercover investigation led to charges against Bruce, who remains free pending sentencing.

Bruce’s Cove Smoke Shack in Copperas Cove was raided last November. Officers seized more than 150 packets of synthetic marijuana and about $20,000 linked to the sales.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide