A raid on an illegal marijuana dispensary in Lumberton Township uncovered more than 100 pounds of cannabis, $243,000 in cash and other controlled substances, Burlington County prosecutors said on Wednesday.
The store, called Skraptyques, was operating out of a strip mall off of Route 38 and was an unlicensed operator. Besides marijuana, investigators found psychedelic mushrooms and edibles being sold in counterfeit wrappers designed to look like bags of Cheetos, Life Savers, Nerds, Skittles and Cocoa Pebbles Rice Krispie bars.
Investigators also discovered 48 packets of heroin along with other controlled substances listed for sale. Five people were arrested in connection with operating the store, including both owners and three additional employees. All five were released following a court appearance in Mount Holly.
“The operation was not an authorized cannabis dispensary such as those presently being approved by the state,” said Prosecutor Scott Coffina. “Rather, this was a brazen retail outlet operating as a convenience store for illegal marijuana, other CDS, and edibles in packaging that would make them very attractive to young children when their customers brought them home.”
The owners, Matthew Quinn and Crystal Cain, of Mount Holly, were both arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and psilocybin mushrooms, fortifying