BELLOWS FALLS -- The man police had been searching for since executing a search warrant on an Atkinson Street property last week turned himself in Monday.
Phillip J. Euber received a citation for a drug-related offense at the Bellows Falls Police Department and is set to appear in court, according to his older brother, Joe Euber.
According to the court calendar for Windham Superior Court: Criminal Division, Phillip Euber is scheduled to be in court at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27.
With the assistance of the police departments from Walpole, N.H., and Chester, the BFPD took possession of the drugs, which were sent to the Vermont State Police Forensic Lab, found at 69 Atkinson St. on Friday. BFPD Chief Ron Lake said enough probable cause was developed to apply for a search warrant following an investigation that began when a village citizen complained about the type of activities taking place at the location.
But Joe Euber said there are now some misconceptions about his brother and the rest of his family. He told the Reformer his younger brother has not lived at 69 Atkinson St. for about a year and he hadn't even been to the apartment building since helping Joe Euber move some furniture two days prior to the police raid.
Joe Euber said only marijuana had been found in the house by police. He also said the hallucinogenic mushrooms the police discovered were in a hallway outside the apartment building. He said the rest of his family has been consistently harassed since Friday but they are not involved in drug dealing in any way.
Joe Euber said he and his family live on the first floor of the residence and his father lives on the second.
Phillip Euber failed to appear in Keene (N.H.) District Court in 2010 on charges of possession of a controlled drug, driving after license suspension or revocation and an arrest warrant was issued.
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