Wynnewood exotic zoo owner announces plans to open dispensary in Thackerville

THACKERVILLE, Okla. (KXII) - The owner of a zoo in Garvin County has announced a medical marijuana dispensary coming to Thackerville.

Jeff Lowe, the owner of Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park, announced on his zoo's facebook page his kids will be opening a dispensary with rapper Flavor Flav in spring 2020.

Lowe has also been working on bringing a zoo to Thackerville near the Winstar World Casino.

The zoo's former operator, Joeseph Maldonado-Passage, was convicted in a murder-for-hire plot, falsifying wildlife records and violating the Endangered Species Act.