Airdrie RCMP and Calgary police seize $100,000 worth of drugs in Tuscany

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Airdrie RCMP seized $100,000 worth of drugs with the help of Calgary police and a tactical team at a house in Tuscany after an investigation into the supply chain of illegal drugs to Airdrie.

There was $2,750 in cash and several firearms were also found at the residence that was searched for a warrant. Two Calgarians have been charged.

While conducting the search warrant, Airdrie RCMP crime reduction unit and Calgary officers found 1.5 kilograms of Alprazolam (Xanax), 90.1 grams carfentanil, 33.9 grams fentanyl, 109.8 grams methamphetamine, 15.1 grams of psilocybin (magic mushrooms), 33.5 grams of heroin, 48.7 grams of crack/cocaine, 1750 millilitres (approximately) of gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) and 101.6 grams of oxycodone, according to a release from Airdrie RCMP.

The other items seized included a fully automatic .22 rifle with silencer, loaded 12 gauge shotgun, loaded sawed-off shotgun, two unpinned magazines and body armour.

Melanie Nicole Agerskov, 25, and Alexander Timothy Kulach, 24, both of Calgary are facing numerous charges, some of which include eight counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, possess a loaded firearm, and three charges under the body armour control act. Kulach was charged with three counts of breaching a release order.

Agerskov was released on cash bail to appear in Airdrie Provincial Court on Nov. 27. Kulach remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in Airdrie Provincial court on Nov. 4.

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