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Citizen tip results in big Lethbridge drug seizure, one man arrested

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A Calgary man has been arrested by Lethbridge Police after a public tip lead to a big seizure of drugs worth close to $136,000

On Tuesday morning (Apr.9), police received a report of a suspicious vehicle along 14th Street North. The car was parked and running with a man asleep behind the wheel.

Officers went over, woke the driver up and found he was supposed to be under house arrest in Calgary.

The man tried to run away, but was arrested after a short foot chase.

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During a search after officers seized nearly 1,000 grams of meth along with a quantity of cocaine (437 grams) and carfentanil (47 grams).

Police also found a stolen loaded .44 calibre revolver, two knives, a locked safe, and close to $19,000 in cash.

LPS say 36 year old Michael Newman Davis of Calgary is facing a very long list of charges. He remains in jail following a hearing and will appear in court 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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