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Pincher Creek RCMP arrest pair accused of passing counterfeit money

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Two people have been arrested after some phoney money was being used around Pincher Creek and the Crowsnest Pass.

RCMP in Pincher say they’ve been investigating multiple reports of counterfeit bills being passed in the region.

Officers executed a search warrant on a motor home in Pincher Creek this week and recovered counterfeit currency, equipment for manufacturing counterfeit documents, stolen identification documents, and several pieces of credit card information.

42 year old Keely Edwards and 28 year old Tyler Chislett are both charged with numerous offence which include: Uttering Counterfeit Currency, Making Counterfeit Currency, Forgery, Possession of Credit Card Data, and Possession of Government Issued Documents.

The pair is scheduled for court appearances in Pincher Creek later this month.

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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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