Patrol deputies from the Isla Vista Foot Patrol have arrested an Isla Vista man for possession of psilocybin mushrooms, fraudulent Xanax and MDMA for sales. On Tuesday, June 6, 2023, deputies received an anonymous tip regarding illegal narcotics being sold in Isla Vista. In the days that followed, deputies diligently followed up on this tip, resulting in a warrant being issued for 21-year-old Thomas Hung.
On Monday, June 12, 2023, deputies served the warrant in the 6600-bolck of Abrego Road, where they recovered over 175 counterfeit Xanax along with MDMA and psilocybin mushrooms. Hung was booked at the Main Jail for transportation of a controlled substance (felony), possession of narcotics for sales (felony), possession of a controlled substance for sales (felony), and cultivation of psilocybin mushrooms (felony). He is being held on $30,000 bail.
The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the anonymous reporting party who came forward with their community concerns. This helpful information together with a thorough investigation by deputies, has taken serious drugs off the streets of Isla Vista.