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Nearly 35 pounds of Psilocybin (hallucinogenic) mushrooms baked into about 500 chocolate peanut butter cups were intercepted by Murfreesboro Police vice detectives before being sold at Bonnaroo music festival beginning Thursday in Manchester.

Vice detectives Wednesday raided the Kingwood Drive home of suspect Charles Culver, 22, and located the illegal drug with a street value of $10,000, said police spokesman Kyle Evans.

“We have seen an increase in LSD over the past several years and this is another form or substitute for that drug,” Evans said.

“The affects are hallucinogenic in nature, similar to LSD. They are very dangerous and there have been incidents of people dying the first time they used this drug.”

Origin of the mushrooms is not being disclosed.

“There’s no telling how many lives these detectives have saved by keeping these drugs off the street and they should be commended for an outstanding investigation leading to these arrests,” Evans said.

“We believe Charles Culver is the ringleader of the operation and that he obtained the mushrooms and baked them into chocolate peanut butter cups,” Evans said, adding detectives found the peanut butter cups were being made at the residence.

“We have seen an increase in LSD over the past several years and this is another form or substitute for that drug,” Evans said.



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