70 pounds of mushroom candy bars seized in Rapides Parish

LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) — A traffic stop on I-49 in Rapides Parish was anything but routine when sheriff’s deputies said the smell of marijuana turned into a powerful discovery.

We’ve found vast amounts of marijuana over the years, we’ve found fake urine to test in the past, and now this is one of those that ranks high.

That was the spokesman for the Rapides Sheriff’s Office, Tommy Carnline who told our news partners at Louisiana Radio Network Their dog, Beny, helped them find 487 candy bars containing psychoactive mushrooms. That’s 70 pounds!

But wait, there’s more.

Facebook through the Rapides Township Sheriff’s Office

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Beny the dog also found other interesting items:

  • 401 ecstasy pills
  • 22 THC vape pens
  • 14 sealed packs of THC chewing gum
  • 5 ounces THC wax
  • 3 ounces of marijuana
  • 1.2 pounds of dried mushrooms
  • 2 Chocolate THC Infused Bars

Jacob Boulet, the driver, and Aaron Foy, the passenger, were arrested during this January 5 traffic stop. Both men were committed to Rapides Parish Detention Center on 8 counts of possession of CDS I with intent for distribution.

In addition to drug offenses, Boulet was also charged with lane misuse and an expired motor vehicle vignette. Boulet’s bond was priced at $40,200 and Foy’s at $40,000.

Carline says mushrooms are “making a comeback,” and they believe this big booty originated in Colorado.

There are a lot of people making mushrooms now.

Who would have thought chocolate and mushrooms go together?

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