FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A couple targeted in a spice raid has been sentenced to one year of home detention.
The Frederick News-Post reports Zafar and Khushnood Iqbal entered Alford pleas of guilty to three charges in a Frederick County court on Tuesday, following a multiagency synthetic marijuana investigation in 2013 and 2014.READ MORE: Pending Regulatory Approval, Sportsbook At Horseshoe Casino Could Open Friday
Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies participated in the investigation that ended in a raid in May 2014. The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says the Iqbals were arrested after authorities seized more than $100,000 worth of synthetic marijuana from their three gas stations and their home in Thurmont.READ MORE: Maryland's Casinos Rake In Over $160 Million In November
By entering Alford pleas, the Iqbals did not admit to committing the crimes but acknowledged that the prosecution had enough evidence to gain a conviction.
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