A Northeast Portland barber has been arrested for selling cannabis from his barbershop. Police arrested Aaron Victor Peterson, 54, at his home on Northeast 12th Avenue. A search of his barbershop, Sh'Aaron's Looks, 5800 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Blvd. turned up a set of scales and two ounces of cannabis.
The arrest comes after a six-month investigation into marijuana distribution, police say. Tthe North Precinct Neighborhood Response Team, the Street Crimes Unit and uniformed patrol officers took part. After Peterson's arrest the City of Portland's Bureau of Development Services went into the business and cited him for building code violations.
Peterson is in the Multnomah County Jail charged with Delivery and Possession of Marijuana.