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Confrontation with Lethbridge Police leads to arrest at west side home

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – A man has been arrested following a disturbance Tuesday (Dec. 29) at a west side home.

Lethbridge Police arrived on scene and spoke with the home’s occupants about what was going on.

That’s when one person came out of a room, armed with two black pistols and pointed them at the officers.

LPS though were able to quickly disarm the man and take him into custody without anyone getting hurt.

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The firearms turned out to be pellet guns.

Trent Brandon Oka is facing a number of charges including assaulting a peace officer with a weapon, pointing a firearm, and using an imitation firearm.

Oka was let go following a release hearing with a court date set for late January 2021.

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