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Two Arrested After Magic Mushroom Dispensary Raid

May 25, 2023 1:43 PM | News

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A Winnipeg Police Service shoulder badge is seen at the Public Information Office in Winnipeg, on September 2, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski)

Winnipeg police have released further details on the raid last week of a shop selling illegal magic mushrooms.

The raid on Magic Mush in the 100 block of Osborne Street occurred on May 19. Police say the owners were operating a psilocybin (magic mushroom) dispensary in the Osborne Village neighbourhood.

Two people were arrested as part of the investigation.

Aside from the retail location, police executed a search warrant at a residence in the 300 block of Waterfront Drive and seized one vehicle.

Police seized:

  • 13-gram bags of psilocybin x 39
  • Approximately 260 grams of loose psilocybin
  • Various edible products and capsules
  • 2018 Mercedes Benz CLA250 4MATIC
  • Electronics (cellular phones/laptop)
  • Bank machine
  • Score sheets
  • Scale
  • Packaging materials
  • Approximately $16,600 in currency

The estimated value of drugs seized is $10,000.

A 37-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman, both residing in Winnipeg, are facing multiple drug-related charges. Their names haven’t been released.