INDIANA, Pa. (KDKA) – Two residents of Indiana are under investigation after state police discovered a mushroom growing operation inside their apartment.
Around 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Indiana Police along with Pennsylvania State Police served a warrant for the Water Street apartment after receiving information regarding the psilocybin mushroom growing operation.READ MORE: Sinkhole Shuts Down Busy Bellevue Intersection, Crews Working On Repairs
Their search found an active growing operation, a large amount of mushrooms in various states of growth, mushrooms harvested for sale, and various forms of drug paraphernalia.
Charges against the occupants, a 39-year-old man, and a 26-year-old woman are pending.READ MORE: Amazon Air Begins Daily Cargo Service At Pittsburgh International Airport
Indiana County Children and Youth Services were also called and helped police when it was found a child was also living in the apartment.
According to the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, psilocybin is a hallucinogenic chemical obtained from certain types of fresh and dried mushrooms. They say the chemical can cause hallucinations, nausea, vomiting, muscle weakness, and lack of coordination.MORE NEWS: Computer Chip Shortage Causing A Slow Down In The New Car Market
The identity of the residents and the charges they are facing has not yet been made available.