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Wednesday, August 4, 2021
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West Lethbridge vehicle stop leads to drug trafficking charges

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A 28 year old Lethbridge man is facing drug trafficking charges after a vehicle stop on the west side Sunday afternoon.

Police were called to a report of a vehicle being driven erratically along McMaster Boulevard around 2:30pm.

The driver showed signs of drug impairment and was arrested.

A search of his jacket and vehicle turned up several illicit pills, meth, LSD blotters, hash, ecstasy, ketamine, cannabis and more.

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Officers also seized about $4000 in cash.

Michael Yanish has been charged with six counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of the proceeds of crime.

He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Lethbridge Provincial Court in early January.

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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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