A search warrant was executed Tuesday at a Defiance business in conjunction with an investigation being conducted by the Multi-Area Narcotics Unit in conjunction with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation agents and the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Toledo office.
The operation also involved the the Secret Service, the Defiance County Sheriff’s Office, the Defiance Police Department and the Defiance County Prosecutor’s office.
According to a press release, Wholesalers BBD, LLC on Baltimore Road in Defiance, “is alleged to manufacture large amounts of synthetic cannibinoids intended for consumption by users, as opposed to the claim that these substances are a type of potpourri or incense. The business distributes the substances across the United States as well as supplying local shops.“
No arrests were made while the investigation is ongoing.