KETCHIKAN — A 59-year-old Ketchikan man has been charged with felony drug counts after a search of his home that police say turned up 5.5 pounds of marijuana.
The Ketchikan Daily News reported George B. Friend is charged with four counts of misconduct involving a controlled substance.
Police with a search warrant Monday also recovered three chocolate-covered psilocybin (sil-oh-SEYE'-bin) mushrooms, packaging materials, digital scales and $8,000.
Police Sgt. Andy Berntson says the street value of the marijuana at $500 per ounce is about $44,000.