Sylvan Lake bust nets $16,000 in drugs

Two Sylvan Lake residents are facing charges after drugs, cash, and trafficking paraphernalia were seized from a home in the community over the weekend.

Two Sylvan Lake residents are facing charges after drugs, cash, and trafficking paraphernalia were seized from a home in the community over the weekend.

Red Deer’s new Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, with the aid of Sylvan Lake RCMP, conducted the search of a residence on the fifth block of 52nd Street on June 15. The search turned up $16,000 worth of drugs — 73 grams of cocaine, 800 grams of marijuana and 100 grams of psilocybin.

Also seized was drug trafficking paraphernalia and more than $3,600 in cash.

Donald Lubianesky, 53, and 43-year-old Shawna Mucci were charged in the bust. Both are charged with three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of property obtained by crime.

The accused will appear in court on June 27.

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