Day shift Officers conducted a traffic stop for speeding on Highway 59. As officers made contact with the driver and passengers, they observed the occupants to be extremely nervous. During a roadside interview, officers were informed of a large quantity of “shrooms” were in the backseat. All occupants were detained and taken back to the Police Department for further interviews. Three occupants all admitted to obtaining “shrooms” to get high. 600 grams of Mushrooms were confiscated and logged for evidence. Trisha Rogers, Heather Sumrall, and Terrence Nudd were Charged with the First-Degree Felony for Possession of Controlled Substance and were booked into the Montgomery County Jail.
Just for some information, The Texas Controlled Substances Act, under the Health and Safety Code Chapter 481, lists ” magic mushrooms” (mushrooms containing psilocybin) under Penalty Group 2-A. These mushrooms have psychoactive compounds called psilocybin and psilocin. Such properties can lead to misuse, abuse, addiction, and health hazards in users. As a result, Texas state law declares these mushrooms a controlled substance and regulates their trade and use by banning their possession.