FWC arrests 4 for drug possession, trespassing
Friday, May 28, 2010
Media contact: Gabriella B. Ferraro, 772-215-9459
Seventy psilocybin mushrooms are off the street and
a St. Lucie County landowner is breathing a sigh of relief
following the arrests of two adults and two juveniles. Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officers charged the
suspects with felony drug possession with the intent to sell and
On May 5, FWC officers followed a suspicious
vehicle heading into a private pasture off Canal Road. They saw
four males carrying grocery bags in their hands. When the officers
made their presence known, the men dropped their bags. Inside the
bags were approximately 70 psilocybin mushrooms. The men told the
officers they had visited the pasture on a previous occasion to
collect the mushrooms with the purpose of cooking them to obtain a
Stephen R. Pimentel (DOB 04/15/91) and Christian A.
Martinez (DOB 04/30/92), both of Miami Lakes, were booked into the
St. Lucie Jail. Luis A. Medino (DOB 08/15/93) and Eric Espunosa
(DOB 12/04/92), both of Miami Lakes, were transported to the St.
Lucie Regional Juvenile Detention Center.