Anna Cozy, Dispensary Owner, Charged with Forging Pot Documents: "I Panicked" – Denver Westword
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Anna Cozy, the owner of Colorado Alternative Medicine in South Denver, has been arrested and accused of faking documents related to her marijuana business and supplying them to inspectors. According to a report from the Denver D.A.’s office, Cozy was charged with two counts of attempting to influence a public servant and three counts of forgery.According to the arrest affidavit on view below, the investigation started in late November, after a Marijuana Enforcement Division investigator suspected Cozy of handing over forged documents regarding a Marijuana Infused Product (MIPs) license and the store’s grow operation.See also: Boulder Allows Dispensaries to Sell Branded T-Shirts and Other Merch
A MED investigator quoted in the police report said that Cozy told him she had transferred her state medical MIP from a location on Delaware Street to another on Ironton Street. The only problem, according to the investigator, is that the MED didn’t have any paperwork regarding the license transfer. The MED looked into it further and physically inspected the Ironton Street location with Cozy in tow, but she was unable to give them any proof of the Denver licenses. According to the MED, that’s because there were no active licenses for MIPS at either location.A few days later, on November 25, the investigators again asked Cozy about the lack of licenses, the affidavit maintains, and when she was unable to produce one for the medical or retail MIP for either of the reported locations, the MED put another hold on Cozy’s licenses and took any and all products made at the location off of the shelves at CAM. While at the location for the inspection, Cozy gave state investigators medical and retail grow licenses from the City of Denver. But there was a problem: The paperwork she handed over had the same grow license identification number for medical and recreational documents.
The next day, Denver Excise and Licensing apparently called Cozy to ask for copies of her business liceneses. After some back-and-forth via e-mail, Cozy sent over scanned copies to the Denver Excise and Licensing department. But what she provided didn’t add up, the affidavit states. Notably, the Denver license wasn’t signed by the Director of Excise and Licensing. Instead, the signature line had some random characters in it (“&i:At____”). That led Excise and Licensing to conclude that three of the five documents ” … – Click Here To Visit Article Source