Sunday, October 1, 2023

Lethbridge man arrested after drug bust near south side elementary school

LETHBRIDGE, AB – A Lethbridge man has been arrested after police seized nearly $200,000 in drugs, weapons and proceeds of crime from a home near an elementary school.

Officers went the house along Lakeridge Boulevard South on Monday with a warrant in hand.

There, police seized quantities of cocaine, magic mushrooms, and cannabis as well as edibles, methamphetamine, and prescription drugs.

Officers also found over $20,000 in cash as well as body armour, a shotgun, and ammo.

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25 year old Serafim Soshalskiy was arrested during a traffic stop is facing a list of drug-related charges including possession and trafficking.

As of Tuesday, he was still in jail awaiting a bail hearing.

List of drugs & weapons seized:

  • 950 grams of cocaine
  • 930 grams of psilocybin
  • 17 pounds of cannabis
  • 181 packages of edibles
  • 24 grams of meth
  • prescription narcotics
  • body armour
  • shotgun
  • ammunition
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