Hallucinogens, guns seized in Brick home

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Brick residents Patrick and Maria Fasano were charged after police searched their home on August 11.

BRICK TOWNSHIP — Two residents who allegedly used their home as a production facility for psychedelic drugs were charged after detectives found quantities of DMT, psilocybin mushrooms and marijuana in a search conducted Tuesday, Aug. 11, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.

The Department of Homeland Security alerted the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Strike Force that a parcel addressed to 31-year-old Brick resident Patrick Fasano — containing approximately 920 grams of DMT, a Schedule I narcotic known to produce hallucinogenic effects — had been intercepted entering the United States from the Netherlands. According to the Prosecutor’s Office, an undercover Narcotics Strike Force detective delivered the parcel to the listed address, where it was accepted by 27-year-old Maria Fasano.

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