Thursday, September 23, 2021
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Lethbridge Police make arrest in connection to recent serious crimes

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A 40 year old man is behind bars, accused in a string of recent serious crimes.

Lethbridge Police are investigating a robbery Wednesday morning (Oct. 23) along the 2300 block of 5th Avenue North.

Officers are also looking into an attempted carjacking Tuesday night on 27th Street South and a kidnapping late Sunday night outside the north side McDonald’s restaurant.

In that incident a man was forced to drive the suspect around the city and then out to the Blood Reserve before being left at the side of the road.  

LPS say the investigation is ongoing and charges are pending. 

A full release with detailed information is expected Thursday. 

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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 News 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.

Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and Funeral Assistant since 2016.

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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