Police bust operation selling pot pretzels, dog biscuits

HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey police say a tripped smoke alarm led them to uncover a marijuana operation that offered over $900,000 worth of pot-laced products - including pot pretzels and pot dog biscuits.

Hightstown Police responded to a report of a fire last week, only to find a strong smell of marijuana at the scene. NJ.com reports authorities returned the next day with a warrant and busted up a marijuana operation that dealt a number of products.

The Mercer County Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday officials seized 80 bulk pounds of marijuana and about $2,500 in cash, alongside the products.

Also recovered were 3,489 bottles of what the prosecutor's office described as "high-grade, designer marijuana."

Investigators arrested a 46-year-old Millstone man identified as an operator of an online marijuana store.

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