Police: Seized Cannabis Butter Worth $116,000 | WGLT

A 39-year-old Bloomington man is in custody after police seized more than $100,000 in drugs—including 13 pounds of cannabis butter—from a mobile home.

Ruban T. Watson faces several drug charges, including manufacturing/delivery and possession of cocaine and cannabis. His arrest came as Bloomington Police served a search warrant Friday in the 2300 block of 25th Street, in the Cardinal Ridge mobile home park. That search turned up 24 grams of crack cocaine (street value $2,880), the 13 pounds of cannabis butter (valued at $116,720), around $3,040 in cash, prescription medications, and evidence of drug distribution, police said.

So what is cannabis butter?

It’s used “in place of regular butter when cooking to produce the same/similar psychoactive effects as when

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