Multiple Arrests Made Involving the Illegal Sale and Distribution of Marijuana at Two Separate “Pop-Up” Shops

Multiple Arrests Made Involving the Illegal Sale and Distribution of Marijuana at Two Separate “Pop-Up” Shops
May 13, 2022

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – On May 12, 2022, members of the Virginia Beach Police Department's Special Investigations Bureau (SIB) executed a search warrant at the "Blue Horseshoe Tattoo," in the 3500 block of Virginia Beach Boulevard in reference to citizen complaints of a marijuana "pop-up" shop. During a search of the business, more than 25 pounds of marijuana was recovered, as well as numerous miscellaneous tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) based products.

Nicole Crosby, (40/F) of Norfolk, VA, was arrested and charged with three counts of Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana.

On May 12, 2022, members of the Virginia Beach Police Department's Special Investigations Bureau made a second arrest in front of the "In The Cut" barbershop, in the 1700 block of Independence Boulevard. During this incident, SIB Detectives recovered over 13 pounds of marijuana, one ounce of cocaine, and over 100 grams of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) edible products.

Dontrell Harper, (35/M) of Virginia Beach, and Christopher Bond, (35/M) of Virginia Beach, were both arrested and charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana and Possession of Schedule I/II. Christopher Bond was also served 10 active warrants he already had on file with the police department.

Both cases are actively being investigated by the Special Investigations Bureau. If you have information about this case, please contact Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, where you may remain anonymous.