Two arrests after Cambs 'first magic mushroom factory' found in Huntingdon

Cambridgeshire’s first ‘magic mushroom’ factory was discovered by police in a Huntingdon house.

Cambridgeshire’s 'first magic mushroom factory' was discovered by police in Huntingdon. - Credit: Cambs Police

Cambridgeshire’s 'first magic mushroom factory' was discovered by police in a Huntingdon house. 

Two people were arrested after the Class A drug was found alongside a cannabis cultivation this morning (March 9). 

Cambridgeshire’s first ‘magic mushroom’ factory was discovered by police in Huntingdon.

Cambridgeshire’s 'first magic mushroom factory' was discovered by police in Huntingdon. - Credit: Cambs Police

Cambs police say it is “the first known magic mushroom factory” in the county. 

The wild mushrooms with hallucinogenic effects, are a controlled drug under the misuse of drugs act 1971. 

Cambridgeshire’s first ‘magic mushroom’ factory was discovered by police in Huntingdon.

Cambridgeshire’s 'first magic mushroom factory' was discovered by police in Huntingdon. - Credit: Cambs Police

In a post on Policing Huntingdonshire, it read: “Your local neighbourhood officers have conducted a warrant under the misuse of drugs act, in Huntingdon this morning.  

“On entering the property, officers located a Cannabis cultivation along with Cambridgeshire’s first known Magic Mushroom factory.  

“A 24 year old female and a 26 year old male currently remain in custody after being arrested for possession with intent to supply Class A and Class B drugs and possession of criminal property.  

Cannabis plants were also found during the raid.

Cannabis plants were also found during the raid. - Credit: Cambs Police

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“Officers will continue to make Huntingdon a Hostile place for drug supply.” 

If you suspect drug dealing in your area, you can report it to police online at: https://bit.ly/3baylZc 

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