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$120,000 in stolen property recovered; two arrested in Granum incident

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – Two Lethbridge residents are facing charges following that police incident earlier this week in Granum.

LPS say they recovered $120,000 in stolen property including six vehicles taken from Lethbridge and Calgary as well as numerous weapons.

On Tuesday (Mar. 16), officers went a home in Granum to execute an arrest warrant. One person had barricaded himself inside until the incident finally came to an end several hours later without anyone getting hurt.

Two arrested following police incident Tuesday night in Granum

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36 year old Nicholas Scout and 29 year old Tila Scout are facing a list of charges including possession of stolen property. The two are said to be associated with one another, but not related.

Police found several weapons, including firearms from one of the stolen vehicles. Additional charges are pending.

It was originally believed that the one person barricaded in the home was possibly be armed, but that turned out not to be the case.

Fort Macleod RCMP and Blood Tribe Police also assisted the LPS during the incident.

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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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