(Michael Cavazos/News-Journal Photo) Kevin Green Raid hits Longview synthetic pot sellers Jeremy Tidwell stands in handcuffs before being driven off as officers of multiple law enforcement agencies raid The Glass Dragon Wednesday, December 3, 2014, on Texas 149 in Lakeport. (Kevin Green/News-Journal Photo) Kevin Green Raid hits Longview synthetic pot sellers Shanna Tidwell is escorted in handcuffs as officers of multiple law enforcement agencies raid The Glass Dragon Wednesday, December 3, 2014, on Texas 149 in Lakeport. (Kevin Green/News-Journal Photo) Raid hits Longview stores that sell synthetic drug; owners arrested By Phil Latham platham@news-journal.com Longview News-Journal The owners of three Longview businesses that sold synthetic marijuana were arrested Wednesday in a raid that included dozens of officers from three federal and eight local law enforcement agencies U.S. Attorney John M. Bales said at a Wednesday news conference that two Glass Dragon stores and the Longview Vapor Store sold synthetic pot also known as potpourri, incense or spice in violation of federal drug enforcement laws. The businesses are on Estes Parkway, Pine Tree Road and Fredonia Street, respectively. Store owners Jeremy Chad Tidwell and Shanna Peek Tidwell, who are husband and wife, were arrested in Longview, and Brian Tidwell, Jeremys brother, was arrested in Arlington. Jeremy and Shanna Tidwell exited the Glass Dragon Superstore on Estes Parkway wearing hooded jackets the husband used to hide his face, often walking backwards so he could not be photographed. All three were named in a sealed indictment by a federal grand jury Nov.
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