LETHBRIDGE: Three city men are facing a string of drug charges after two simultaneous
drug busts on Thursday.
The Regional Police Special Operations Unity, the Priority Crimes Unit and
Community Policing Division were joined by RCMP officers as search warrants were
executed at a home in the 3200-block of 20th avenue south and at a farm 20-km
south-east of the city.
Police seized drugs that included marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy, heroin and
psilocybin mushrooms (magic mushrooms), as well as drug paraphernalia, $910 in
cash, an air-soft replica firearm and a motorcycle stolen from Medicine
Those charged include 38-year old Russel Pitchuck, who faces faces 17-counts
for possession, trafficking, and possession of the proceeds of crime.
22-year old Cory Persinger was charged with two counts of Possession. He was
released from custody and will be back in court September 23rd. 36-year old
Kevin Muchikekwanpe faces three counts of Trafficking. He was also released and
returns to court august 25th.