Both were transported to the Will County Adult Detention Facility.
Mohammed Shareef, 34, 742 Barclay Drive, Bolingbrook, and Majid Iqbal, 52, 1714 Brighton Lane, Plainfield, were charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver after Shorewood officers executed a buy and bust that resulted in the confiscation of synthetic marijuana at 2:12 p.m. Jan. 7 at Cigarettes For Less, 150 Brookforest Ave., Shorewood police said. Both were transported to the Will County Adult Detention Facility.
Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow — backed by Rep. Tom Cross and many of the county's police chiefs — put the word out about ridding the state of synthetic marijuana.
Shop owners are raking in outlandish profits on synthetic marijuana, marking up the product as much as 500 percent, said Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow. And that's why at least some merchants plan to continue carrying it despite a law that makes its sale a felony starting Jan. 1. During a Tuesday press conference at Shorewood Village Hall, Glasgow — who was joined by state Rep. Tom Cross, R-Oswego, Will County Executive Larry Walsh and a veritable army of Will County police chiefs — told of the reluctance to stop selling supposedly dangerous, and soon to be illegal, drugs. The state's attorney said he learned of this lack of cooperation from Crest Hill Alderman Charles Convery, who visited stores in his city to alert them to …