Greensboro men arrested for making synthetic mushrooms

May. 06, 2013 @ 05:41 PM

Guilford County Sheriff’s have arrested two Greensboro men for growing and selling marijuana and synthetic mushrooms.
Officers arrested Seid Michael Mostafavi, 24, and Seyed Jafar Mostafavi, 26, after executing a narcotics search warrant for a suspected marijuana growing operation at 2902 Regents Park Lane in Greensboro.
Inside the home, detectives identified a clandestine laboratory which contained chemicals and components that could be used to manufacture synthetic narcotics and hazardous devices.
The Greensboro Police Hazardous Devices team were called in along with the Greensboro Fire Department, Greensboro Hazardous Materials Team, Guilford County and Greensboro Emergency Managements and Guilford County EMS.
Seid and Seyed are charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, possession with intent to sell and deliver Psilocybin (synthetic mushrooms), manufacturing psilocybin, manufacturing marijuana and conspiracy to manufacture.
The American Red Cross was contacted and responded to assist residents in the area who were displaced as a result of the investigation.
The area has been cleared and all residents have returned to their homes.