A Thousand Palms dispensary was raided by officials on Thursday morning.
Green Empire was operating without a license, according to KESQ.
RIGHT NOW: Police are raiding an illegal pot shop in Thousand Palms. Green Empire was apparently operating without a license. @RSO and @CathedralCityPD on scene #coachellavalley pic.twitter.com/Xq7ctHtsuI
— Angela Chen KESQ (@AngelaWChen) January 31, 2019
A search warrant for the dispensary, on Ramon Road, was served on Thursday morning.
— Jeremy Chen (@JeremyChenKESQ) January 31, 2019
Officials could be seen putting the store’s inventory into bags and carrying them out of the store.
— The Desert Sun (@MyDesert) January 31, 2019
The raid was one of ten being conducted in Riverside County by officials.
— Colin Atagi (@TDSColinAtagi) January 31, 2019
A Facebook page for Green Empire listed the locations as a “medical cannabis dispensary” and claimed it was open 24 hours a day.