Items found during the execution of a search warrant at a residence in the 600 block of East Main Street. (Photos submitted)
Items found during the execution of a search warrant at a residence in the 600 block of East Main Street. (Photos submitted)

VAN WERT — On Monday at about 12:45 p.m., the Van Wert Police Department, with the help of the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office, executed a search warrant on a residence in the 600 block of East Main Street in the city of Van Wert.

The search warrant was signed by Judge Jill Worthington of the Van Wert Municipal court.

During the search, a suspected very large psilocybin mushroom grow operation, LSD, and DMT as well as other drug-related items were located. A loaded Glock 9mm hand gun and a large sum of money were also confiscated. All of these items will be sent to the BCI&I lab for confirmation. Once the lab results return, several felony cases will be presented to Eva Yarger, the Van Wert County Prosecutor, for review and/or grand jury.

If anyone has any information about drug activity, please contact the Van Wert Police Department at 419-238-2462