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CROWN POINT — A father and daughter were arrested Monday after police seized hallucinogenic mushrooms, guns and cash from their home, according to a Lake County Sheriff's Department news release.

David Alderson, 43, and his daughter Sara Alderson, 20, of the 300 block of North Park Street, in Crown Point, were arrested after the Lake County Sheriff's Drug Task Force executed a warrant on the home at about 8 a.m.

Police discovered 267 grams of hallucinogenic mushrooms, 14 mason jars of early- and late-growth stages of hallucinogenic mushrooms, three handguns, an AR-15 rifle, a .22 cal long rifle and $950 in U.S. currency.

Charges against the suspects are pending from the Lake County Prosecutors Office.

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Joyce has been a reporter for more than 38 years, including 23 years with The Times. She covers municipal and school government in Valparaiso and Portage.