OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — Several Oklahoma law enforcement agencies received millions of dollars in forfeited assets collected during a 2015 raid.
Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says his office was allocated $2 million in assets forfeited during the 2015 raid of several Mr. Coolz shops in Oklahoma City. In March 2015, 18 search warrants were served across four Oklahoma counties in connection to the raid. The Attorney General's Office reports the stores were selling drug paraphernalia and synthetic marijuana. Authorities raided safe deposit boxes, homes, stores, and storage units in the case and came up with thousands of packages of synthetic marijuana, over $1 million in cash and luxury cars. Hunter reports the stores made $5.1 million in revenue since opening in 2010.
After prosecution in the case, Hunter's office was awarded the funds. Hunter's office gave the following money to agencies for their involvement in the investigation:
Hunter says the OHP helped store the seized items during court proceedings. The OHP was allocated the following items: