Drug Arrests at Widepsread Panic Halloween Show

from the Asheville Citizen-Times

ASHEVILLE – City police filed 20 drug-related charges from the October 31st Widespread Panic show at the Civic Center.

The charges are broken down as follows:

-Five for schedule I controlled substances, which includes LSD and psilocybin mushrooms.

-Three for schedule II controlled substances, which includes cocaine.

-Seven for schedule VI controlled substances, which includes marijuana.

-Two maintaining a vehicle to store drugs and three possession of drug paraphernalia charges were filed. Two resisting officer charges also were filed.

Police seized 340 hits of LSD; 26 dosage units of ecstasy; 7.5 grams of psilocybin mushrooms, along with a chocolate cookie and brownie laced with mushrooms; 1.8 grams of schedule II controlled substances; 19.9 grams of schedule VI controlled substances; 25 glass smoking pipes; one package of rolling papers; 10 inhalers and one Honda Accord.

Channel 13 News in Asheville caught up with John Bell and delivered this video report on Widespread Panic's Halloween show.....Click here to view