Robert Jaynes Jr., a fundamentalist pastor in Indianapolis, Indiana, pled guilty to two charges involving manufacturing and mislabeling synthetic drugs. The 46-year-old was sentenced to 11-and-a-half years in prison, and 22 other people will be charged as part of the conspiracy. In total, there were over 10 tons of synthetic marijuana known as “spice” attributed to Jaynes.
“The quantity here is staggering,” said Judge Rodney W. Sippel, according to the IndyStar, “so that means the number of people who could come tell us that story is incomprehensible.”
“Spice,” also known as K2, has been hard for officials to regulate due to the fact that it doesn’t show up in drug tests because the chemical composition of it is constantly changing. It’s meant to mimic the