Additional charges filed in psychedelic mushroom case


August 30th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Atlantic Police Chief Steve Green reports additional charges have been filed against a man suspected of running a psychedelic mushroom growing operation. 34-year old Joshua Mullen of Atlantic, who was arrested August 27th for manufacturing psilocybin mushrooms within 1,000 feet of a public park, now faces additional charges that include one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance/3rd offense (Methamphetamine), and 33 counts of Failure to Affix a Tax Stamp. The subsequent charges were filed on Thursday (Aug. 29th). Each of the charges are Class-D felonies.

Mullen was released from custody and ordered to appear in court for his preliminary hearing on September 24th.