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Short-term drug investigation nets $1,700 in drugs and $1,200 in cash

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – A drug bust on the west side has led to charges against two Lethbridge residents.

Police arrested the pair Sunday morning (May 2) while they were in a vehicle parked along the 100 block of Purdue Court West.

The vehicle had a stolen licence plate on it and meth, fentanyl, and more than $1,200 cash was found inside.

41 year old Jyi Trotter and 27 year old Kaila Giroux have each been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of stolen property under $5,000.

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Trotter is facing a few other charges as well.

He remains in custody with a court date set for Thursday (May 6) while Giroux was released to appear on June 10.

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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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