19 arrested in marijuana pop-up shop sting in Seminole County – WFTVPosted by On

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — Nineteen people were arrested Saturday evening during a bust of a marijuana pop-up shop near Casselberry, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office said.


Deputies said they conducted an operation targeting the pop-up on Winter Woods Boulevard near State Road 436.

Investigators said two undercover agents with presale tickets were patted down for weapons and allowed to enter a small room in a building.

They said they discovered what appeared to be vendors selling large amounts of packaged marijuana that had been set out on tables.

Investigators said Angel Oscar Seda Rivera sold one of the undercover agents 10 grams of suspected marijuana for $40 before the agents were “compromised and the vendors began to pack their narcotics to leave.”

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Multiple law enforcement officers then entered the building to prevent “the destruction and removal of evidence” and to detain those involved, an arrest report said.

Deputies said they approached Arsenio De’Shawn Rivera and Alexandra Ruemmeley in a Jeep in the parking lot, and they discovered two guns, 2,696 grams of suspected marijuana and 28 grams of psilocybin mushrooms in a bag in the vehicle.

“It should be noted that the two appeared to be going inside the building to set up shop initially,” the arrest report said.

Deputies said they discovered six…

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