The joint investigation with Criminal Intelligence Rapid Response Team (CIRRT) was conducted at Evolve Smoke Shop located on Oyster Bay Road in Hicksville on Thursday, March 11 at 9:45 p.m.
It was determined Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and illegal flavored vape products were being sold, Nassau County Police said.
Narcotics/Vice Squad detectives placed the following defendants under arrest without incident:
- Shahrukh Tauseef, age 24, of Plainview
- Syed Peerzada, age 20, of Hicksville
- Rohit Saigal, age 27, of South Ozone Park, Queens
Tauseef and Peerzada were charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. They were issued appearance tickets for First District Court in June.
Saigal was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. He will be arraigned on Friday, March 12 in Mineola.
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