Authorities at Bonnaroo arrested a man from New York who was selling fake drugs, which prompted him to confess he was “doing God’s work” distributing the substances to festival patrons.
45-year-old David E. Brady was approached by police at the festival in Tennessee and was observed to have bags of mushrooms around his waistband. The police report states he then stood up and threw a bag of substances behind him.
Later authorities found him to be in possession of “37 pills made to look as if they were molly, a synthetic drug that alters mood and perception, 22 bags of fake mushrooms, approximately 1,000 hits of fake acid, 20 bags made to look like cocaine and an incense stick made to look like black tar heroin”, according to FOX17 Nashville.
Brady, who will be extradited to Arkansas due to an outstanding felony bench warrant, was charged with two counts of counterfeit controlled substances and his bond was set at $120,000, He is due to appear in court on August 11.
Bonnaroo, which is in full swing, continues throughout the weekend with a lineup that includes The XX, Claude VonStroke, Flume, Chance The Rapper, BADBADNOTGOOD, Skepta and more.