An Absecon man was arrested this morning for selling synthetic marijuana out of his convenience store in Egg Harbor City

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Guns, Gangs & Narcotics Unit conducted a three month investigation that led to the arrest of Atul Patel, 60, at his home on the 700 block of New Road, the prosecutor’s office said in a statement.

Authorities said Patel allegedly sold synthetic marijuana out of a convenience store he owns in Egg Harbor City.

Patel was charged with possession of more than one ounce of synthetic marijuana and possession with intent to distribute.

He was transported to Atlantic County jail on $30,000 bail