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Suspected K2 dealer in midtown arrested with over 180 joints, packets of synthetic marijuana

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MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Police arrested a K2 dealer carrying more than 180 K2 joints and 15 packets of the synthetic marijuana in front of Madison Square Garden Wednesday morning.

Kariym Jackson, 35, was arrested after a police officer spotted him passing a hand-rolled synthetic marijuana joint over to another person around 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to court documents. The customer who bought the joint was also arrested and separately charged.

The officer searched Jackson and found 180 K2 joints and 15 K2 packets in his bag.

Jackson was arraigned Thursday, according to court documents. He was charged with the unlawful manufacture, distribution or sale of a synthetic cannabinoid and synthetic phenethylamine and possession of synthetic phenethylamines and synthetic cannabinoids,

His bail was set at $2,000. He is next scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 19.