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Atlanta Police bust THC-infused edible sales, arrest 3

Investigators acquired a search warrant for evidence related to drug sales -- which was served on April 7.

ATLANTA — They look nearly identical to what you might pack in your child's lunchbox, with similar names to the brands you see in your grocery store. But it's not a peanut butter cookie, it's a THC-infused edible, police say.

Atlanta Police received a Crime Stoppers tip of possible drug sales at a home off Lynford Drive in southwest Atlanta which resulted in a month-long investigation, they said.

Investigators acquired a search warrant for evidence related to drug sales -- which was served on April 7, they said.

Officers recovered hundreds of packs of THC-infused snacks , marijuana and a rifle, they said. Three arrests were also made. 

"The Atlanta Police Department is thankful for the involvement that the citizens of Atlanta continue to show within their communities, and we continue to encourage our residents to report suspicious activity through either 911 or Crime Stoppers," the department said in a statement. 

Credit: Atlanta Police Department

Atlanta Police said that the following items were recovered during the execution of the search warrant: 

➢ 622 individual packs of Dank Gummies THC Infused gummies
➢ 376 individual packs of Stoner Patch THC infused gummies
➢ 275 individual packs of Canna Butter THC infused edibles
➢ 48 individual packs of Trips Ahoy THC infused edibles
➢ 12 individual packs of Doweedes THC infused edibles
➢ 14 individual packs of Sour Crawlers THC infused gummies
➢ 102 shark-shaped gummies
➢ 348 grams of marijuana

The three people arrested face charges of possession with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felon. 

Credit: Atlanta Police Department