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Lethbridge Police rearrest man with long history of property crimes

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Lethbridge Police have arrested a man who they say is a prolific property crimes offender.

On Monday (June 22), officers watched a man enter a liquor store on 2A Avenue North despite conditions stemming from previous charges not be at businesses in the area.

Police went to arrest the suspect, however he took off. With the help of a police dog though, officers eventually did catch up with the man who was seen running a few blocks over.

47 year old Peter Bissonette is facing a number of charges including resisting arrest, theft, and breaching release conditions.

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LPS say Bissonette has a long criminal history and has been arrested and released numerous times recently, including just last week for other offences.

He remains in jail now and is expected to appear in court at a later date.

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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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