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Man & woman arrested by LPS; charged with drugs & weapons offences

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Lethbridge Police have arrested two people and seized drugs, weapons, and a high end vehicle.

The LPS Crime Suppression Team began an investigation into suspected drug trafficking a few weeks ago.

On Wednesday (Apr. 22), officers went to a west side home on Mount Sundial Bay in Sunridge.

They found a loaded handgun, fentanyl, prescription pills, meth, and cocaine. Along with that police also seized $22,000 in cash, a Mercedes Benz, and a high end mountain bike.

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The suspects were arrested on along Columbia Boulevard West where officers found more meth, a gold Rolex watch worth close to 57,000, an expensive necklace, and more cash.

At the Sunridge home, police located two kids ages 8 and 14. They were turned over to a relative.

A 33 year old man and 43 year old woman, both from Lethbridge are facing numerous charges including drug trafficking, unauthorized possession of a restricted firearm, & causing a child to be drug endangered.

Their names are not being released in order to protect the identity of the children.

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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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