AVON – A resident of Lakeville and a resident of Caledonia were arrested by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office on Monday on drug charges for allegedly having marijuana and psychedelic mushrooms in their car on Lakeville Road.
According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Brittnee Dubowyk, 19, Lakeville was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, an A misdemeanor, and Unlawful Possession Of Marijuana, a violation. Brent Pierce, 29, of Caledonia for Unlawful Possession Of Marijuana, a violation.
Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Wade affected a traffic stop on a vehicle being operated by Brent Pierce on Lakeville Road in the Town of Avon for a vehicle equipment violation, inadequate exhaust. During the course of the traffic stop, Deputy Wade detected the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle. During a vehicle search, Deputy Wade recovered amounts of marijuana from both Dubowyk and Pierce.
It was also discovered that Dubowyk was also in possession of a quantity of psilocybin mushrooms, which is a controlled substance.
Both Dubowyk and Pierce were processed and released with a future court date.
Assisting in the investigation was Deputy Michael Williams and Sgt. Joseph Breu, both of the Sheriff’s Office.