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Marijuana, Mushrooms Found in Self-Storage Unit in Huntsville, Ala.


Police uncovered a stash of marijuana and mushrooms Sunday at a self-storage facility in Huntsville, Ala.

The discovery was made after a police officer noticed a suspicious vehicle parked outside an Uncle Bob’s Self Storage. According to police reports, while talking with the driver, the officer noted the smell of marijuana coming from Jesse Austin Smith, 22. The officer found a small amount of marijuana on Smith along with a large knife.
A search warrant for Smith’s storage unit was executed. Police found 7.2 pounds of hydroponic marijuana valued at $4,000 per pound, 1.2 pounds of psilocybin mushrooms valued at $4,000 per pound, several types of pills, one handgun, two shotguns and more than $2,300 in cash.

Smith was charged with trafficking marijuana, two counts of possession of a controlled substance and carrying a pistol without a permit.

Source:  The Huntsville Times,  Authorities Arrest Man After Drugs Found in Storage Unit

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