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Wednesday, August 4, 2021
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Two arrested following police incident Tuesday night in Granum

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GRANUM, AB – Two men have been arrested after an incident in Granum Tuesday night which brought out a large police presence.

Fort Macleod RCMP were called to a home in Granum to help Lethbridge Police execute an arrest warrant.

The man who police went to pick up barricaded himself inside the home, however mounties now say there were no weapons involved. Police had originally suspected one person inside was possibly armed.

One woman was arrested after she came out of the house. She has since been released.

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The RCMP Emergency Response Team and Blood Tribe Police were also on scene.

The two men, who’s names have not been released, remain in jail. No one was hurt.

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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 New 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.

On a personal note, Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and funeral assistant since 2016.

Pat is engaged to Tarah and he has two kids and two step-children.

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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