4 Charged in Vape Sales to Minors

Four workers have been arrested on charging of selling cannabis products and vapes/e-cigarettes to minors in the Second Precinct.

In response to community complaints, Second Precinct Crime Section officers investigated the sale of cannabis products, vapes and e-cigarettes during which seven businesses were checked for compliance.

Four businesses were found to be selling cannabis/marijuana products, vapes or e-cigarettes to minors.

One of the businesses, Nirvana Vape Shop, located at 1153A East Jericho Turnpike, Huntington, has been cited four times since January. A second business, Gotham Smoke, in Huntington, had a previous violation in 2022.

Arrested and charged with Unlawfully Dealing with a Child 2nd Degree and Criminal Sale
of Cannabis 3rd Degree, both misdemeanor charges, were:

 Nader Ilyas, 27, of Dix Hills, an employee of Nirvana Vape Shop, 1153A East Jericho
Turnpike, Huntington.
 Fazal Khan, 44, of Brooklyn, an employee of Huntington Smoke Shop,  517 East
Jericho Turnpike, Huntington Station.
 Umar Majeed, 40, of Brooklyn, an employee of Venom Smoke Shop,  469A East
Jericho Turnpike, Huntington Station.
 Gerard Turnier, 26, of Huntington Station, an employee of Gotham Smoke, 681 East Jericho Turnpike, Huntington.

4 Accused of Selling Vapes to Minors in 2nd Precinct Shops

8 Accused of Selling Marijuana Products, Vapes to Minors

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