Lancaster County Drug Bust
Two people face charges in a Lancaster County drug bust. On Wednesday, December 5, 2012, Akron Borough Police, State Probation and Parole Agents and the Lancaster County Drug Task force raided an apartment in the first block of 9th Street in Akron Borough. A search of the apartment uncovered two pounds of methamphetamine, four pounds of synthetic marijuana, 100 grams of cocaine, amounts of bath salts, and other controlled substances.
Police also seized drug paraphernalia related to the sale of controlled substances, two handguns, approximately $10,000 in cash and four vehicles suspected of being used in the sale of controlled substances. They also arrested 38 year old Joseph Carl Lucas and 44 year old Lynda Vang. Charges against the couple include Possession with Intent to Deliver Methhamphetamine, PWID Cocaine, PWID Synthetic Cannabinoids (marijuna) and Criminal Conspiracy.
Lucas is also charged with violating the Uniform Firearms Act for possession of firearms by a person not to possess due to prior felony convictions. After arraignment, Lucas was committed to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of a one million dollar cash bail. Vang is being held on $100,000 cash bail.