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Weekend Robbery of Marijuana Dispensary Being Investigated

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  March 31, 2014


CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications
425-388-3377,
Shari.Ireton@co.snohomish.wa.us  
Media line:  425-249-6263

SNOHOMISH, Wash. – The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the armed robbery of a medical marijuana dispensary at the 14500 block of SR 2 that occurred on Saturday morning.  At around 8 a.m., a man with a face mask broke through the window of the business and held three employees of the business at gunpoint. Witnesses believe that the suspect stole at least $15,000 in marijuana before fleeing the area.  Sheriff’s Office deputies searched the area for several hours but were unable to locate the suspect.  No one was injured during the incident.

The suspect is described as a white male with medium build in his 20’s with blonde hair, 5’10”.  He was wearing a face mask, “beanie” and black sweater during the robbery.

Anyone with information about the incident should call the Sheriff’s Office tip line at 425-388-3845.

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