Raid at gas station nets synthetic marijuana, $50K in cash, gun

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NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. —

Police raided a New Kensington gas station Thursday afternoon that was selling synthetic marijuana.

Detectives told Channel 11 News they found more than 1,000 containers and almost 100 tablets at the Stop-N-Go on Constitution Boulevard.

Authorities said the officers also found a gun and $50,000 in a safety deposit box.

According to police, the owner and manager of the gas station admitted to being involved with the sale of synthetic marijuana. 

Five people are facing drug-related charges in the case, police said. Their names have not been released.