Police: Couple with Large Growing Mushrooms Jailed
JACKSON, Tenn. - A couple landed in jail on Wednesday night after police uncovered a large psilocybin mushroom grow operation.
While investigating a domestic argument, Jackson Police uncovered and confiscated a supply of the mushrooms valued at $6,150.
Officers were called to the home of Sally Ibrahim, 26, and Cory Weaver, 27, on Markwest Cove, at 11:40 p.m., Wednesday. Responding officers determined during an argument, Ibrahim threw a cup at Weaver and hit him behind the ear. A visible cut was noticed on Weaver.
During that investigation, officers said they noticed the mushrooms in plain view. A search uncovered a large grow operation. Metro Narcotics officer report seizing approximately 134.4 grams of psilocybin mushrooms, 37 psilocybin mushroom spores decomposing in a Mason jar, four large containers holding several growing mushroom plants and two grams of marijuana.
Police said the two had set up a grow room with lights and timers.
Ibrahim and Weaver face charges of manufacturing schedule I, possession of schedule I with intent to resale, felony possession of drug paraphernalia and simple possession of marijuana.
Ibrahim faces an additional count of aggravated domestic assault.
Both will be arraigned in Jackson City Court, Friday.