28-year-old Jimelle James, of Atlanta, was found at the Nashville International Airport late Tuesday with 98 psilocybin mushroom chocolate bars, commercially packaged as containing 5 grams each of premium shrooms – all weighing 12.2 pounds in total, 3 bags of commercially packaged marijuana weighing 7.89 oz, and 100 bags labeled ‘Kush Factory’. He’s facing multiple drugs charges for which a night court commissioner set his bond at $42,000, and he posted 5 hours after being booked.
ARREST WARRANT / AFFIDAVIT:
On 11/23/2021 at the Nashville International Airport, at approximately 1722 hours, north terminal units were dispatched to north T.S.A security, for a passenger possessing psychedelic mushrooms. Upon arrival, I met with T.S.A, who showed me two large vacuumed sealed bags with commercially packaged chocolate bars labeled as “5 grams Premium Psilocybin Mushrooms”.
I then spoke with the bag’s owner Jimelle James. James acknowledged that the bag was his and he was escorted to the T.S.A private screening room. James gave consent for officers to search his other carry-on bags and person. Inside James’s luggage was approximately 100 commercial packaging marijuana bags labeled as “Kush Factory”, 3 bags of commercially packaged marijuana later weighing at 7.89 oz. After investigation, the 98 psilocybin chocolate bars were weighed to be 12.2 pounds. James was charged with Possession of Psilocybin mushrooms with intent to distribute, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana T.C.A 39-17-418.