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Pavilion resident accused of possessing mushrooms and marijuana

During the execution of a search warrant Tuesday at a residence on Junction Road, Pavilion, investigators allegedly found a quantity of psilocybin mushrooms, a quantity of mushrooms and some drug paraphernalia.

The resident, Richard T. Bairton, 52, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 5th degree.

The execution of the search warrant was handled by uniformed members of the Sheriff's Office and assisted by the Local Drug Enforcement Task Force.

Bairton was jailed on $25,000 bail.

Doug Yeomans
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Joined: Feb 13 2009

Wow, he must've really made someone angry if he got $25K bail for possessing some mushrooms that grow wild in cow pastures all over Florida.

Gabor Deutsch
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Joined: May 24 2008

Is that a felony or something ? 5th degree is usually a ticket.

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