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Two men arrested after police seize cash & weapon in west Lethbridge

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The Lethbridge Police Service has charged two men after a significant amount of money and a weapon were seized.

Following an investigation by the LPS Priority Crimes Unit, search warrants were executed at two separate apartment complexes on the city’s west side on Thursday (Oct. 29).

In one apartment in the Garry Station area, officers seized more than $28,000 cash and at an apartment complex in the Berkley Place area, police seized a conducted energy weapon.

28 year old Abdulkadir Yusuf of Toronto, Ont. is charged with possession of proceeds of crime Over $5,000 and several breaches of a release order stemming from matters out of Regina, SK. Yusuf is in custody and will participate in a judicial interim release Hearing.

Meanwhile, 23 year old Tyler Workman of Lethbridge has been charged with one count of unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon and was released with several conditions.

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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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