Tanning salon owner arrested after police intercept pot delivery

Published March 02, 2013

| FoxNews.com

A Massachusetts tanning salon owner and her brother face drug charges after a package containing an estimated $60,000-worth of marijuana was intercepted by police.

Authorities said the package containing 12 pounds of pot had been shipped from California to the Tanorama Suntanning Center in Burlington, according to a report by MyFoxBoston.com.

Julia Symonds, 22, who owns the salon, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute a class D drug and conspiracy to violate the drug laws. Her brother, John Symonds, 25, was charged with conspiracy to violate the drug laws.

Burlington police executed a search warrant when two other packages of marijuana were delivered to the salon earlier in the week. Police in Burlington are working alonside U.S. Postal Invesitagors from California and Massachusetts as part of an ongoing investigation, MyFoxBoston.com reports.

The siblings will be arraigned on March 4.

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