The owners of a local store that sold synthetic marijuana and amphetamines were each sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, and were ordered to forfeit $425,000 as proceeds of their drug distribution activities.
U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia Dana J. Boente made the announcement after the sentences were imposed by U.S. District Judge Raymond A. Jackson in Newport News.
Daniel Bray, 34, and Rachel Webb-Harvey, 25, both of Gloucester pleaded guilty in September 2013 to conspiracy to distribute, and possess with intent to distribute, analogue drugs as the owners of the store “A Lil’ of This, a Lil’ of That” that was located near the intersection of Route 14 and Crab Thicket Road.
According to court records, from January to July 2012 the defendants sold a variety of analogue drugs commonly referred to as “Spice,” the generic street name for synthetic cannabinoids that mimic the physic...
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