Kieth Kruskall with the Drug Enforcement Administration, holds up a package of synthetic marijuana at a news conference where it was announced Sept. 16, 2015 that federal and New York City authorities have broken up a group that distributed synthetic marijuana known as K2 or Spice. (Spencer Platt, Getty Images)

Synthetic drug bust: 2 million Spice packets worth $10M seized in Bronx

NEW YORK — Police have seized approximately 2 million packets of synthetic marijuana with a combined street value of $10 million from a Bronx garage.

Authorities made the discovery around 5 p.m. Wednesday in a two-bay garage.

Police say the drugs, commonly referred to as K2 or Spice, were found pre-packaged for sale in laundry bags.

WCBS-TV reports the raid was a continuation of a bust last week that led to the indictment of 10 manufacturers and distributors from across New York’s five boroughs.

The use or sale of K2 isn’t a crime in New York City, and manufacturing the drug is classified as a health-code violation.

The defendants busted last week were charged with breaking federal laws by importing illegal synthetic compounds and mixing them into the artificial marijuana.