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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-651

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 23, 2015
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    Search Warrant Yields Spice Arrest

    Over 725 grams of synthetic marijuana seized.
    • Tuesday
    • December 22, 2015
    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • A Needle And Thread Smoke Shop
    • 13211 N. Nebraska Avenue #C
    • Tampa, FL


    Ramzi Almasri
    DOB: 08-02-82
    L-7707 Sumter Court
    Tampa, FL

    Charge: Delivery and possession of controlled substance (Spice)


    On December 22, 2015, a search warrant was executed at A Needle and Thread Smoke Shop located at 13211 N. Nebraska Avenue #C in Tampa. The search warrant was in response to an ongoing investigation into unlawful Spice sales at this location One of the shop's employees, Ramzi Almasri, was arrested for possession and delivery of a controlled substance. A 12-gauge shotgun, 728 grams of synthetic marijuana and other narcotics were seized from the business.

    The investigation continues.
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