4 charged with illegally selling medical marijuana in Providence


Four individuals appeared in Providence District Court Wednesday following the raid of the Elevated Cannabis Lounge on Peck Street.

Douglas Mulcahey, Alexis Byrd, Frank Pellegrino, and Kevin Holmes have been accused of selling medical marijuana to undercover officers while working at the lounge.

Rhode Island State Police raided the lounge Tuesday night, seizing 21 bottles of liquid tincture THC, 93 bottles of cannabis syrup, 100 marijuana edible candies, 65 grams of marijuana, as well as $2,426 in cash.

"Undercover detectives were able to purchase marijuana, edibles and bi-products from individuals from within this business on numerous occasions," an officer said in court.

According to authorities, the lounge has been on the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Task Force's radar for quite some time.

An investigation began after state police received a complaint in November, stating that caregivers were selling marijuana without checking for medical cards.

The lounge is...

Rate this article: 

This marijuana news is brought to you by 420 Intel. For the latest breaking cannabis industry news, subscribe to the 420 Intel newsletter. If you'd like to promote your product or service in this area after every article, contact us.