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SCV Sheriff’s Department Deputies Seize Large Amount Of Marijuana ‘Wax’

SCV Sheriff’s Department Deputies Seize Large Amount Of Marijuana ‘Wax’

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Department deputies seized a large amount of drugs and drug paraphernalia during a routine traffic stop in Castaic on Friday, authorities said.

Two Bakersfield men were arrested for possession of more than 300 envelopes and 100 plastic jars, each allegedly containing concentrated cannabis in a form commonly referred to as “honey wax” or “wax,” according to a Nixle news release. Drugs and drug paraphernalia seized by deputies on Friday.

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The suspects’ identities have not yet been released due to the ongoing investigation.

Deputies from the SCV Sheriff’s Station summer violent crime enforcement program were conducting the traffic stop at approximately 7:00 p.m. Friday when they discovered a significant amount of hash, hash oil and related narcotic paraphernalia, officials said.

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The shipment of “wax” was reportedly being taken to a music festival in San Bernardino County.

Said to be the strongest form of marijuana on the market, “wax” allegedly leads to a quicker, stronger high than other marijuana concentrates and also has psychoactive properties, according to the news release.

Attempting to make “wax” at home is said to be extremely dangerous and is known to cause explosions when done improperly, according to Drug Enforcement Administration officials.

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Melissa became a staff writer at KHTS AM-1220 following her internship in the newsroom. She has been writing news and feature stories for the KHTS website since February 2014. After receiving her bachelor's degree in English from the University of California, Santa Barbara, Melissa moved back to Santa Clarita to begin her professional writing career. She has published feature stories in "The Signal" newspaper and College of the Canyons' "Cougar News" and formerly worked as a freelance animal welfare writer for an online publication. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys volunteering at animal rescues and working on her blog, All Things Animal Rescue LA/SCV. In November 2014, she finished writing her first fiction novel and hopes to publish it someday.