Coleman Man Arrested for Drug Dealing in "Magic Mushrooms" and Cough Syrup


COLEMAN, TX — In collaboration with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), the Coleman County Sheriff's Office, and the Taylor County Sheriff's Office, the Coleman Police Department successfully executed a significant drug bust in Coleman on September 20.

According to Texas DPS, during the execution of a search warrant at a residence in Novice, law enforcement officials discovered a substantial cache of illegal substances. The seized items included:

  • Seven pounds of marijuana
  • 285 grams of THC
  • 3,240 grams of promethazine/codeine syrup
  • 412 grams of psilocybin mushrooms, commonly known as "magic mushrooms"

In addition to the narcotics, DPS also reported the discovery of three firearms and a significant amount of bulk U.S. currency.

Following the operation, Patrick Hyun Hollis, a 29-year-old resident of Novice, was apprehended and subsequently booked into the Coleman County jail. He now faces multiple charges, including but not limited to manufacture/delivery of controlled substances, possession of marijuana, money laundering, and unlawfully carrying a weapon, as reported by DPS.

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