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Auburn police raid smoke shop, confiscate marijuana, untaxed cigarettes

The Auburn Police Department says illegal products were found by officers executing a search warrant at Auburn Smoke Shop on Monday, February 7.

The law enforcement raid at Auburn Smoke Shop, located at 67 Franklin St., was carried out by the Finger Lakes Drug Task Force and APD’s road patrol and detective units, according to The Citizen.

Officers seized marijuana, untaxed cigarettes, flavored vaping products, and “other items not intended for sale under the public health law,” according to APD.

The smoke shop is owned and operated by Mohamed Algamal, who opened the shop in April 2021.