DENVILLE, NJ (The Daily Record) -- A township resident was charged with growing psychedelic mushrooms after authorities responded to his home and found him shouting incoherently out his window, police said.
Police responded to the area of Mount Pleasant Turnpike and Franklin Road on Aug. 16 at 6:43 p.m. on a report from a neighbor of a person with an altered mental status, police said.
Police located the man, Wulf Vaughan, 25, of Denville, inside his home shouting incoherent statements out the window, according to Denville Chief of Police Christopher Wagner.
Nobody else was in the home when police arrived, and Vaughan was not a danger to anyone, Wagner said.
Police also located a large quantity of Psilocybin mushrooms, also known as psychedelic or magic mushrooms.
After further investigation police discovered Vaughan was growing and manufacturing the mushrooms in homemade cultivation containers, police said.
Vaughan was arrested and the mushrooms and manufacturing equipment were seized by police.
He was then taken to St. Clare's Hospital in Denville for observation and later charged with possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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