Melville Vape Shop Owner Arrested

The owner of a vape shop in Melville was arrested Friday night in the sale of flavored vape products, Suffolk County police said. 

As part of the Suffolk County Police ‘Operation Smoke Out,’ Second Precinct Crime Section officers conducted an investigation into FMS Vape Shop, at 825 Walt Whitman Road, at 8:22 p.m.

An undercover police officer posing as a customer entered the store and was shown several display cases containing flavored vape products, and the owner sold him one.

Mohammed Malik, 60, of 20 Kenswick Lane, in Huntington Station, was charged with Prohibited Sale if Flavored Vape Products, and over 10,000 flavor vape products were seized.

He was issued a Field Appearance Ticket and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on May 30.

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