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Taber Police seize drugs & large amount of stolen property; two arrested

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Police in Taber, along with help from the Lethbridge Police Service, executed search warrants this week resulting in the recovery of stolen property and the seizure of drugs.

On Tuesday (June 16), the Taber Police Service went to a storage locker in that town and found stolen property, valued at approximately $20,000. Items include guitars, tools and bicycles.

Officers also recovered property from a number of thefts and a break-in which took place in Claresholm.

At the same time time, Lethbridge Police were taking care of a search warrant at a hotel in the city. The investigation began after a complaint was received of a man sleeping in a storage unit in Taber.

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A man and woman from Calgary are both facing charges and have been released to appear in Taber court in September.

The woman is also accused of being in possession of fentanyl and meth.

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of News Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and Funeral Assistant since 2016.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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