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Calgary man charged after $40,000 in drugs and cash seized in south Lethbridge apartment

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A Calgary man is facing drug trafficking charges after a significant quantity of meth, fentanyl, cocaine and cash was seized here in Lethbridge Wednesday night.

Lethbridge Police say a short term investigation by the Priority Crimes Unit resulted in a search warrant at an apartment in the 900 block of 15th street south on Sept. 30.

The combined value of the drugs and cash is just over $40,000.

29 year old Samantar Hussein has been charged with three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of the proceeds of crime.

He’s in custody awaiting a bail hearing.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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