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Man allegedly caught with nearly 500 ecstasy pills, mushrooms, pot

Demetrius Vulney Hall, 24, of 1225 Cook Ave. E., St. Paul has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree controlled substance crime, as well as felony fourth-degree and fifth-degree controlled substance crime, possession.

According to court records:

On Thursday at the 10,000 Lakes Festival, security personnel received complaints about a lot of traffic in and out of his tent at the Lake Sallie Campground.

The tent and his backpack inside were searched and four bags of marijuana (totaling 92.9 grams) were allegedly found, along with a 2-gallon Ziploc bag containing 88 grams of psilocybin mushrooms. Five plastic baggies containing a total of 499 ecstasy pills were also found.

Also allegedly found were scales, drug paraphernalia and nearly $4,000 cash on his person, in his wallet and in his backpack.

Hall appeared Monday before District Judge Joe Evans, who set bail or bond at $35,000 and set his next court appearance for Aug. 10.