Police: Man sold pot, meth and cocaine out of his pizzeria

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Restaurant owner arrested after bust

PHOENIX - A Valley man was arrested for allegedly selling various types of drugs out of his pizza restaurant.

Katsoufis Apostolos, 50, faces charges for possession of marijuana, of dangerous drugs for sale and of narcotic drugs for sale.

Police report county inspectors conducted a health inspection at the suspect's pizzeria, located in the 2900 block of N. 16th St. on Wednesday where they discovered marijuana inside the walk-in cooler. Upon finding the drugs, the inspectors immediately notified police.

Detectives subsequently also found the marijuana, as well as an unknown amount of methamphetamine, cocaine and scales typically used to weigh drugs were allegedly discovered in several places throughout the restaurant.

It was determined by investigators that the drugs were intended to be sold by Apostolos. He was arrested at his restaurant without incident.