Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-393

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 31, 2015
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    Search Warrant Yields Two Arrests

    The search warrants followed an investigation into the illegal sale of synthetic cannabinoids also known as “Spice”.
    • Thursday
    • July 30, 2015
    • Time: 1:50 PM
    • Smoke Shops
    • 4040 W. Waters Avenue, Suite 101 4002 W. Waters Avenue, Suite 9
    • 3911 W. Waters Avenue, Suite 13

    Arrested:


    Peter Muise
    DOB:  5/271968
    8402 Lake Melena Way
    Tampa

    Charges:

    • Possession of Controlled Substance
    • Delivery of Controlled Substance (2 counts)

    Arrested:


    Damien Rodriguez
    DOB: 7/31/1980
    3730 West Idlewild Avenue #122
    Tampa

    Charges:

    • Possession of Controlled Substance
    • Delivery of Controlled Substance (2 counts)

    Synthetic cannabinoids also known as “Spice”:

      
      

    Details:

    On June 30, 2015, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, District Three Street Crimes Unit, with the assistance of detectives from the Latent Section and Intelligence Unit, simultaneously executed search warrants at three separate businesses commonly referred to as “smoke shops” in the area of Waters Avenue and Dale Mabry Highway. The execution of these search warrants was precipitated by a lengthy investigation into the illegal sale of synthetic cannabinoids also known as “Spice”. Three hundred and sixty-one grams of Spice was recovered from Angel's Smoke Shop located at 4040 W. Waters Avenue, Suite 101. Damien Rodriguez was arrested and charged with the above offenses. Four hundred nine and seven tenths grams of Spice was recovered from Angel's Vapor World located at 4002 W. Waters Avenue, Suite 9. Peter Muise was arrested and charged with the above offenses. Eighty nine and seven tenths grams of Spice was recovered at Oak Tree Smoke located at 3911 W. Waters Avenue, Suite 13. Total seizure from all three locations was eight hundred sixty and four tenths grams.

    This investigation is ongoing.

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