Smoke shop owner arrested for manufacturing meth

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – Officers with the Lexington County Multi-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) conducted a large-scale raid today on three Midlands smoke shops and a Columbia home.The DEA confirms its agents served search warrants at Time Warp locations in Lexington and Irmo, and Rave-N in Columbia. The home of Jenny Maria Baker, 42, who previously identified herself as the owner of all three businesses, was also searched by Richland County Sheriff’s Department K9 teams Thursday morning.
Lexington County Sheriff Lewis McCarty said NET officers obtained the search warrants as a result of conducting an undercover investigation that began in February 2-13 and included the purchase of spice or synthetic cannabinoids at the Time Warp locations. Officers are conducting the investigation in cooperation with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration.

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