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THC infused “Medicated Nerds Ropes” seized during a search warrant in Victorville; 3 arrested

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Police seized over 500 pounds of THC infused “Medicated Nerds Ropes” from a residence in Victorville.

Stephanie Hon, 26, Atiba Moss, 28, Quartain Denorytaquaein, 28, all residents of Victorville were arrested on August 13, 2019, after deputies served a search warrant at their home in the 16000 block of Oak Court.  

According to a sheriff’s news release, “inside the residence, deputies located concentrated Cannabis oil, thousands of pounds of gummy bears and Nerds brand candy. Boxes full of THC Medicated Nerds Rope packaging were also found in the residence.”

Officials said the packaging is nearly identical to the Nerds rope candy found in stores.

“Through investigation, it was determined the occupants of the residence were mixing the candy with the cannabis oil to create a THC infused product. It is believed this product was being sold to marijuana dispensaries throughout California and Nevada,” stated the release.

Over 500 packaged and sealed “Medicated Nerds Ropes” were seized from the residence along with a large amount of concentrated cannabis oil and processed marijuana.

Two small children were living inside the residence and had access to the cannabis oil, candy residue, and the THC infused finished product. 

Stephanie Hon was arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for Child Cruelty and possession of marijuana for sales. Atiba Moss and Quartain Denorytaquaein were arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for possession of marijuana for sales. 

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy D. Fratt or Deputy M. Baltierra at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com

(Photo courtesy of Victorville Police Department)
(Photo courtesy of Victorville Police Department)

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