Rochester Couple Busted For Growing ‘Shrooms’ Plead Guilty
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A man and a woman from Rochester have worked out plea agreements with Olmsted County prosecutors to settle charges stemming from the discovery of a psychedelic mushroom grow operation last fall.
24-year-old Austin Dahl today entered a guilty plea to a first type and degree drug possession charge, while 24-year-old Kailyn Felker admitted to a second-degree charge. both were originally charged with first-degree drug sales, second-degree drug possession, and illegal possession of a firearm.
They were charged after investigators with the Southeast Minnesota Violent Crime Enforcement Team executed a search warrant of a residence in Chatfield occupied by Dahl and Felker. The criminal complaint says investigators seized 5 pounds of psychedelic mushrooms, various drug paraphernalia, and two shotguns inside the home.
The court document indicates the entire east bedroom of the house was dedicated to the grow operation. Dahl and Felker are scheduled to be sentenced on August 30.
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