Firefighters and deputies at the scene of a fire where an Illegal marijuana dispensary had been raided two days before. Photo credit: OnScene.TV

Two people face felony charges after a raid on an illegal marijuana dispensary in Spring Valley, authorities said.

Around 7 p.m. Wednesday, San Diego County Sheriff’s Department detectives arrested two adults while carrying out a search warrant at 645 Grand Ave., according to a department statement released late Thursday.

Early Friday, though, a fire broke out inside of a large business trailer at the same address. The Sheriff’s Bomb and Arson Squad was called in to investigate, according to OnScene.TV.

In the raid, authorities said they seized more than $23,000, along with 77 pounds of marijuana, 277.5 pounds of THC-infused edibles and drinks, 163.5 pounds of THC vape products and 62.5 pounds of concentrated marijuana.

Sheriff’s Sgt. Kamon Harris said the THC-infused edibles were disguised as common candies and snacks.

As-yet unspecified felony charges will be filed with the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office against the unidentified suspects, Harris said.

Updated 4:20 p.m. Sept. 10, 2021

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