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In this section you will find several newspaper clippings regarding the occurrence and use of visionary mushrooms in Connecticut.
They are arranged alphabetically by newspapers and then Chronologically by dates.





Connecticut


A page devoted to newspaper clippings from Connecticut



 

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CirrusWRX

07-12-2004, 10:29 AM

http://www.delawareonline.com/newsjournal/local/2004/07/11stoneddelstuden.html

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Stoned Del. student gets lost in Conn.

Associated Press
07/11/2004

A Delaware college student ate a bag of hallucinogenic mushrooms and drove around in a pair of stolen cars before arriving, confused, on a mountain in northwest Connecticut police said.

Paul Cunningham, 21, hiked to a nearby home Thursday night and asked to call 911, police said.

"I think I stole a car," Cunningham told a dispatcher. "I'm not sure."

Police said Cunningham, of Dover, Del., confessed that eating an entire bag of mushrooms, "probably wasn't a good idea." He allegedly told investigators that he had no idea how many laws he broke during a three-day excursion that took him 300 miles from home.

A student at Wilmington College, he told a state trooper that he bought the drugs in Dover on Monday, according to the Republican-American of Waterbury. The next day, he went for a drive and twice got lost in Connecticut.

He told police he remembers taking a train to LaGuardia Airport in New York, where he found a car with its keys in it. He's unsure where he went from there.

"I once again found myself lost in Connecticut," Cunningham reportedly told police.

After locking the keys in the stolen car, Cunningham allegedly stole a van from a Southbury rest stop.

In Canaan, he decided to climb Music Mountain to see what was on the other side, police said. Investigators believe the exercise cleared Cunningham's head.

"I want to correct my mistakes," Cunningham reportedly told Trooper Andre Roy. "In retrospect, this was a bad idea."

He volunteered a written confession, police said. He was arraigned Friday and was held on $2,500 bail. Both stolen vehicles were recovered.

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RESPONSES TO POST:

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skrib09

07-12-2004, 10:38 AM

i've eaten my share of bags, but hot damn.


Stroke

07-12-2004, 10:42 AM

As long as nobody got hurt. :cool:


e_a_olson

07-12-2004, 10:44 AM

This is not drug-related. This is stupidity-releated.


WagonMonster

07-12-2004, 10:46 AM

CAAAAANDY BAAAAAR!


Stroke

07-12-2004, 10:51 AM

Originally posted by WagonMonster
CAAAAANDY BAAAAAR!

:lol:


You are freaking out.... man.


il96

07-12-2004, 11:09 AM

Shrooms+driving = no good.


JGard

07-12-2004, 11:22 AM

Do you know how fast you were going?

65, sir?

64.


fliz

07-12-2004, 11:56 AM

Hi AC...

:disco:


sha_zapple

07-12-2004, 12:00 PM

meow


dmitrik4

07-12-2004, 12:02 PM

:lol:

that is awesome. wow.

"so uh, i'm gonna need that $130 whenever you get it, ok?"


roffle

07-12-2004, 12:09 PM

Originally posted by JGard
Do you know how fast you were going?

65, sir?

64.

63. :P



License and registration please... chicken ****er!!
I <3 Favre :banana:


bruticus

07-12-2004, 07:43 PM

I am all that is man.

DjB


bigbobchamp

07-12-2004, 07:46 PM

ramrod


sleek

07-12-2004, 07:58 PM

isnt there already a post going on about this right now by bong monster?


sperry

07-12-2004, 08:01 PM

"You boys like MEX-I-CO!!?"


bruticus

07-12-2004, 08:19 PM

I'm ashamed to admit this, but I just saw this movie Saturday night for the first time.

I annoyed my friend by suddenly blurting out "so THAT'S why he calls himself Unit 91."

DjB


parkerpaxton5

03-02-2006, 02:17 AM

:cool:


Hazdaz

03-02-2006, 02:43 AM

07/11/2004

WTLY.


HndaTch627

03-02-2006, 02:54 AM

WTLY.
dear hazdaz.....please consult thread origin date


captaintaco

03-02-2006, 03:16 AM

thread necromancy is bad for your health.


grinner hester

03-02-2006, 04:12 AM

oh man
Iowneven know was goin on


Fish

03-02-2006, 08:21 AM

why the F are we bumping news items from 2004...

[/quote]

July 11, 2004

From the internet?

 

Stoned Del. student gets lost in Conn.

Associated Press
07/11/2004

A Delaware college student ate a bag of hallucinogenic mushrooms and drove around in a pair of stolen cars before arriving, confused, on a mountain in northwest Connecticut police said.

Paul Cunningham, 21, hiked to a nearby home Thursday night and asked to call 911, police said.

"I think I stole a car," Cunningham told a dispatcher. "I'm not sure."

Police said Cunningham, of Dover, Del., confessed that eating an entire bag of mushrooms, "probably wasn't a good idea." He allegedly told investigators that he had no idea how many laws he broke during a three-day excursion that took him 300 miles from home.

A student at Wilmington College, he told a state trooper that he bought the drugs in Dover on Monday, according to the Republican-American of Waterbury. The next day, he went for a drive and twice got lost in Connecticut.

He told police he remembers taking a train to LaGuardia Airport in New York, where he found a car with its keys in it. He's unsure where he went from there.

"I once again found myself lost in Connecticut," Cunningham reportedly told police.

After locking the keys in the stolen car, Cunningham allegedly stole a van from a Southbury rest stop.

In Canaan, he decided to climb Music Mountain to see what was on the other side, police said. Investigators believe the exercise cleared Cunningham's head.

"I want to correct my mistakes," Cunningham reportedly told Trooper Andre Roy. "In retrospect, this was a bad idea."

He volunteered a written confession, police said. He was arraigned Friday and was held on $2,500 bail. Both stolen vehicles were recovered.



 

http://www.tribalwar.com/forums/archive/t-305409.html

TribalWar Forums > TribalWar Community > General Discussion > Stoned Del. student gets lost in Conn.

July 12, 2004

Student Gets Stoned - and Lost

Imagine you go to a party planning to have fun with friends and meet new ones. You're offered hallucinogenic mushrooms and decide to have some. After going through the bag of them, you're tripping so high that you wind up stealing cars and driving to the middle of nowhere until you are officially lost. This person then left the second stolen car and started hiking to a nearby house asking the neighbors to call 911. Yes, he got help but he also go busted.

Continue reading "Student Gets Stoned - and Lost"  article is missing from internet.  No state known

 

 

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Stoned Del. student gets lost in Conn.

Code4

07-12-2004, 10:09 AM

http://www.delawareonline.com/newsjournal/local/2004/07/11stoneddelstuden.html

A Delaware college student ate a bag of hallucinogenic mushrooms and drove around in a pair of stolen cars before arriving, confused, on a mountain in northwest Connecticut police said.

Paul Cunningham, 21, hiked to a nearby home Thursday night and asked to call 911, police said.

"I think I stole a car," Cunningham told a dispatcher. "I'm not sure."

Police said Cunningham, of Dover, Del., confessed that eating an entire bag of mushrooms, "probably wasn't a good idea." He allegedly told investigators that he had no idea how many laws he broke during a three-day excursion that took him 300 miles from home.

A student at Wilmington College, he told a state trooper that he bought the drugs in Dover on Monday, according to the Republican-American of Waterbury. The next day, he went for a drive and twice got lost in Connecticut.

He told police he remembers taking a train to LaGuardia Airport in New York, where he found a car with its keys in it. He's unsure where he went from there.

"I once again found myself lost in Connecticut," Cunningham reportedly told police.

After locking the keys in the stolen car, Cunningham allegedly stole a van from a Southbury rest stop.

In Canaan, he decided to climb Music Mountain to see what was on the other side, police said. Investigators believe the exercise cleared Cunningham's head.

"I want to correct my mistakes," Cunningham reportedly told Trooper Andre Roy. "In retrospect, this was a bad idea."

He volunteered a written confession, police said. He was arraigned Friday and was held on $2,500 bail. Both stolen vehicles were recovered.


BadMoFo

07-12-2004, 10:09 AM

OFN FAGGOT


Neckhole

07-12-2004, 10:10 AM

http://www.tribalwar.com/forums/showthread.php?t=305400


Code4

07-12-2004, 10:11 AM

I got your OFN right here cupcakes


BadMoFo

07-12-2004, 10:11 AM

:browsmile


Feannag

07-12-2004, 10:14 AM

Oh snap, I live in Waterbury.

Wait, there's a MOUNTAIN west of me? I've lived here for 17 years, how come I didn't know the mountain was there?


buize

07-12-2004, 10:15 AM

:rofl:


burnsep

07-12-2004, 10:22 AM

Oh snap, I live in Waterbury.

Wait, there's a MOUNTAIN west of me? I've lived here for 17 years, how come I didn't know the mountain was there?

Get yourself a bag o' shrooms and you'll find it right quick.


Feannag

07-12-2004, 10:31 AM

Get yourself a bag o' shrooms and you'll find it right quick.

Apparently... Hey, those kind of mushrooms grow in graveyards? There's like three graveyards in my area, and my apartment is right next door to one.


nigafool

07-12-2004, 10:32 AM

waterbury is the bridgeport of western ct


Got Haggis?

07-12-2004, 10:34 AM

yeah, after this was posted on TW, i got it in my inbox as fowards from friends...twice...ugh


dionysus

07-12-2004, 10:34 AM

My shroom trip kicked ass, till someone yelled at me. Then it declined, and then I started to peak.. I ate 5 grams/... bad idea.. I thought I was Jesus Christ, and that everything that ever existed was in my head. So inturn anything I wanted I could have, and I wanted to be in California so my room turned into a beach in Santa Cruz.. Then I started to feel warm , and pissed myself. I wallowed in my piss for awhile. Went upstairs my brother was moving shit out of his room so he could paint, but I thought it was like post apocolyptic world, and that I had urine all over me, and he was like wat the fuck is wrong with you. So I layed on my kitchen floor for a bit. Went downstairs watched family guy, I saw an episode that none of you have ever seen. Hell it doesnt even exist! Then I thought I fell asleep thought I was dreaming I was actually hallucinating. I thought I was Schizophrenic, and everytime I talked out loud it felt like out like Woody Wood Peck making his Coo Coo noises. Then the room spun holes in the floor opened up, My pink floyd poster came to life, and to top it off I thought hendrix was aging on my wall while playing the guitar. My brother said I was shouting in my sleep. The rest of th crazy shit I dont even remember.

edit: O yea I invented a few people. and renamed my room the Inventorium!(the exclamation point is pronounced)


Feannag

07-12-2004, 10:36 AM

waterbury is the bridgeport of western ct

:rofl: It sure is, I have an old college friend who used to live here and another who lives in Bridgeport. You guys got some kind of mafia thing down there with strip clubs and whores.


Thaumaturge

07-12-2004, 10:42 AM

This thread misrepresents itself. I though this was about that stoned dude from the dell comercials.


D-Sect

07-12-2004, 11:07 AM

rof

Delaware says: You're welcome..


Outlaw.

07-12-2004, 11:12 AM

Apparently... Hey, those kind of mushrooms grow in graveyards? There's like three graveyards in my area, and my apartment is right next door to one.

but then you're eating mushrooms from dead people. i don't envy the hallucinations you'll be receiving.


Patton

07-12-2004, 11:23 AM

FUCK

MUST NOT POST AS PATTON

*WHACK SELF*


Durak

07-12-2004, 11:29 AM

how can you get stoned off shrooms?


Paladin-5

07-12-2004, 11:44 AM

Oh snap, I live in Waterbury.

Wait, there's a MOUNTAIN west of me? I've lived here for 17 years, how come I didn't know the mountain was there?


hey i grew up in thomaston..people from waterbury used to come to our house to rob us when we weren't home


bladewalker

07-12-2004, 11:49 AM

edit: O yea I invented a few people. and renamed my room the Inventorium!(the exclamation point is pronounced)

I was crackin' up then you hit me with this... fuckin' lost it... :lol: scared my dogs I'm laughin' so hard.

 

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Core

07-12-2004, 12:04 PM

lol this guy lives in my home town.




 
http://www.wtnh.com/Global/story.asp?S=2644879&nav=3YeXTnUL
New London
Dec 3, 2004-1
Students affected by intoxicating mushrooms

(New London-AP, Dec, 3, 2004 10:10 AM

New London police are investigating an incident involving hallucinogenic mushrooms at Mitchell College.

Police say one student suffered cardiac arrest early today and another student wandered off into the woods and was tracked down by a state police bloodhound.

Police say several students were involved with the mushrooms. The student who had the cardiac problem was taken to a nearby hospital.

The other student that wandered away from the dorm was found in a wooded area and taken to a hospital for treatment.

The investigation is continuing.



 

http://www.wtnh.com/Global/story.asp?S=2644879&nav=3YeXTnUL

December 3, 2004
]
Intoxicating mushrooms send two students to hospital

Apparently a very bad trip landed two Mitchell College students in the hospital.

State police say the students at the New London college had taken intoxicating mushrooms before their trouble started.

by News Channel 8's Tina

According to other students at Mitchell college and police these two students were apparently on something and their high reached some real lows as the night went on.
"Your suite isn't ready yet but somebody was waiting for you..."

This scene from the movie Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas may be like the mind altering trip two Mitchell College students wanted but what they got was a lot more dangerous.

Christine Tirado, freshman, says,"About two or three cop cars and they were just asking students questions."

Christine Tirado lives in the dorm where police say one of the students assaulted a campus safety officer.

David Heald, sophomore, says,"I guess it was like mayhem here last night. He was kicking, hitting everyone. It was kind of scary."

State police say the student had taken some sort of intoxicating mushrooms. New London police say there is no evidence of exactly what he was on.

Eric Fass, freshman, says,"He was thinking that everyone was his girlfriend. That's how bad it was and he was going around just trying to take off everyone's clothes."

State police say that student later suffered cardiac arrest and was transported to the hospital. The second student apparently wandered away from his dorm and into these nearby woods.

Police says there are between five and six acres of woods behind Mitchell College and it took a state police blood hound to track that student down.

He was also brought to the hospital. The school released this statement saying Mitchell College will not discuss pending investigations, and certainly will not discuss medical issues regarding our students for privacy reasons.

David Heald, sophomore, says,"I think students and kids do drugs for the fact they want to try new things and experiment but they don't realize the seriousness of it."

Fass says,"I mean I guess they should learn their lesson sooner or later but I guess they have to learn it the bad way."

Police are not releasing the names of the students because at this point no one has been arrested.

The incident is still under investigation.



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