Two arrested for selling ‘Green Giant Potpourri’ at Salina convenience store

Salina Pump Mart (KSN File Photo)
Salina Pump Mart (KSN File Photo)

SALINA, Kansas – Salina police arrested the owners of the Pump Mart Convenience store at 1118 North 9th.

Police say the owners, 53-year-old Shobhnaben Mody and 60-year-old Rasikbhia Mody, had sold a package of potpourri labeled, “Green Giant Potpourri” to a confidential informant in mid August.

The package was taken to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation laboratory and tested positive for a banned substance.

A search warrant was executed at the store where cash, illegal potpourri and other drug paraphernalia were seized.

Salina police expect to release more information at a press conference today. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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