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05/20/2011

ICE agents seize $500,000 in drug paraphernalia from Orlando business

bongs, pipes and counterfeit trademark items with hidden compartments
counterfeit trademark items with hidden compartments
bongs, pipes and counterfeit trademark items with hidden compartments
bongs, pipes and counterfeit trademark items with hidden compartments

ORLANDO, Fla. - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents seized 880 boxes of illegally imported drug paraphernalia, accessories and counterfeit goods from an Orlando business late Thursday night.

The items seized filled three 30-foot trucks and have an estimated total retail value of between $500,000 and $600,000 dollars.

ICE HSI special agents were enforcing federal drug paraphernalia laws and customs' violations of U.S. Code Title 21, Section 863 and Title 19, Section 1595 when they seized the items from the owner of Honey, 2000, Inc., a business located at 3315 Maggie Blvd., Orlando.

Included in the items seized were bongs, pipes and counterfeit trademark items with hidden compartments intended for illegal drug use.