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Lethbridge Police seize drugs, weapons, cash and stolen property

Posted on 10 February 2022 by Prairie Post

Lethbridge Police have charged three individuals and seized drugs, weapons, cash and stolen property following a drug trafficking investigation.

Following an investigation into activity consistent with drug trafficking, Patrol members – with the assistance of the Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods (SCAN) unit of the Alberta Sheriffs, the Priority Crimes Unit, Crime Suppression Team, Downtown Patrol Unit and the Tactical Unit – executed search warrants on Feb. 8, 2022 at a home in the 500 block of 19 Street South and a commercial business bay in the 1700 block of 31 Street North.

Three individuals were arrested without incident. Seized following the subsequent search were drugs with a street value of about $3,000, including 34 grams of methamphetamine and 2.2 grams of Psilocybin (mushrooms). Also seized were three firearms and ammunition, $1,900 in cash as proceeds of crime, and stolen property including a motorcycle and another vehicle with a total value of about $2,400.

Christina Lynn Guest, 35, of Lethbridge, is charged with two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking; possession of stolen property; possession of stolen property obtained by crime; careless use/storage of a firearm; and two counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm.  She was released after a Judicial Interim Release hearing with a scheduled court appearance of March 10, 2022.

Brandon Douglas Rourke, 34, of Lethbridge, is charged with: two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking; possession of stolen property; possession of stolen property obtained by crime; careless use/storage of a firearm; and two counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm. He was released after a Judicial Interim Release hearing with a scheduled court appearance of Feb. 25, 2022.

Travis Robert Taylor, 30, of Lethbridge, is charged with: possession for the purpose of trafficking; possession of stolen property, possession of stolen property obtained by crime; careless use/storage of firearm; unauthorized possession of firearm; two counts of breach of undertaking. He was released after a Judicial Interim Release hearing with a scheduled court appearance of March 30, 2022.

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