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Owner of tobacco shop charged with selling imitation controlled substances

Owner of tobacco shop charged with selling imitation controlled substances

Story by Jamie Dexter, 19th Judicial Drug Task Force

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The owner and operator of a local tobacco shop was charged yesterday with selling imitation illegal controlled substances from the store.

Teklit Ghilazghi, 33, who gave a Memorial Drive address, was arrested and his bond was set at $75,000.

Agents with the 19th Judicial District Drug Task Force and the Fort Campbell Criminal Investigation Command conducted several controlled buys from Ghilazghi at the Smoke 4 Less, 1728 Memorial Drive.

They conducted a search warrant on the business Tuesday, Nov. 26 and seized the controlled substances and well as paraphernalia sold in the store.

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