PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Philadelphia area man was arrested after trying to bring more than 73 grams of mushrooms – of the magic variety — into the United States.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) arrested Gregory Corbin, Jr., 34, at Philadelphia International Airport on Sunday in possession of almost 73 grams of psilocin mushrooms and a little over half a gram of marijuana.READ MORE: Arson Suspect Arrested In Connection To Fire, Building Collapse That Killed Philadelphia Fire Lt. Sean Williamson
A container of the psychedelic drugs was discovered during a routine agriculture examination, and Corbin also admitted to possessing an additional container of “Mush Rocks” in his baggage, which was later found along with a marijuana cigarette.READ MORE: Signs, Strike Pay Signup As Union Representing Atlantic City Casino Workers Readies For Casino Walkout
Agents say Corbin was attempting to bring the ‘shrooms back to America with him following a trip to Amsterdam.
He was arrested and turned over to the Tinicum Township Police Department for prosecution.MORE NEWS: Fourth Of July Firework Prices Skyrocketing Amid Inflation, Supply Shortage