Two Akron-area men charged with intent to distribute approximately 10,000 THC vape cartridges and psilocin in Northern Ohio
(STL.News) Acting U.S. Attorney Bridget M. Brennan announced today that a four-count indictment charging Gage Predojev, age 22, and Justin Duma, age 22, both of Akron, Ohio, with drug trafficking and firearm offenses was unsealed following the arrest of the defendants.
Gage Predojev was charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute controlled substances (THC) and one count of felon in possession of a firearm. Justin Duma was charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute controlled substances (psilocin) and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking.
In September of 2019, it is alleged that defendant Predojev drove from Michigan to Cleveland, Ohio, with approximately 10,000 THC vape cartridges in his vehicle. Defendant Predojev allegedly intended to distribute the vape cartridges in the Northern District of Ohio.
In October 2019, law enforcement agents executed a search warrant at the Akron-area residence of defendants Predojev and Duma and seized various controlled substances, including THC vape cartridges and 400+ grams of psychedelic mushrooms (psilocin); several firearms and ammunition; and $18,432.00 in cash.