… couple[s] arrested on drug charges; raids on home, warehouse find psilocybin…
Psychedelic psilocybin was approved by voters last fall for limited, therapeutic use, but “remains a Schedule 1 controlled substance,” the sergeant noted… during the search of the home, detectives found an active psilocybin grow chamber in the children’s play area and toy storage area, the sergeant said.
The man was cited and released at the scene on charges of possessing felony amounts of processed marijuana, possession of unlawful cannabis extracts and unlawful manufacture of marijuana. The woman was lodged in the county jail on charges of possessing commercial quantities of psilocybin, manufacture of a Schedule 1 controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school and endangering the welfare of a minor. Oregon DHS child welfare workers assisted at the scene… [another] man and woman, both 36, were cited and released at [another] scene on charges of processing felony amounts of processed marijuana, illegal possession and manufacturing of psilocybin and endangering the welfare of a minor. The home also was occupied by the suspects’ minor children, who detectives determined had been exposed to the psilocybin manufacturing process and storage in the home… Oregon DHS Child Welfare workers were on the scene to care for the children and arrange for a safety plan with the family, the sergeant said.
Original Article (KTVZ News Channel 21):
Bend couple arrested on drug charges; raids on home, warehouse find psilocybin, marijuana grow & C.O. drug agents raid large Terrebonne psilocybin mushroom facility, Bend and Sisters homes
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