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Police lay charges after machete allegedly passed around in public

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Lethbridge Police charging a 37 year old man with weapons offences after he was allegedly passing around a machete outside the Supervised Consumption Site.

Officers responded just after 6:30am Tuesday to a report of several men handling the weapon.

Police located one of them a short distance away and found the machete stuffed inside his pants along with a second knife and a small amount of meth.

The man is bound by conditions not to possess any weapons.

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Shane Garrett Williams of Standoff has been charged with two counts of possession of a weapon, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of meth and breach of probation.

Knife recovered. Photo courtesy of the Lethbridge Police Service.

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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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