Lethbridge Police seized nearly $84,000 worth of methamphetamine, carfentanil and crack cocaine from a hotel room and vehicle.
Lethbridge Police and Alberta Sheriffs issued 61 traffic and liquor violations during the 2019 Street Machine Weekend.
The most prevalent offences were speeding, stunting and equipment violations – consistent with previous years. In addition, police laid several impaired driving charges.
Comparatively, in 2018 there were 179 tickets handed out.
Lethbridge Police are reminding everyone participating in the 41st annual Street Machine Weekend that all the rules of the road still apply and to celebrate the festivities responsibly.
Lethbridge Police are investigating an incident where a 42-year-old woman was assaulted.
On July 8, 2019 at approximately 3:51 p.m. EMS responded to a report of a woman with head injuries who was located in the southwest corner of Galt Gardens by security personnel. She was transported to hospital in critical condition. As the injuries were consistent with an assault, police were subsequently contacted.
City Council and the Lethbridge Police Commission were notified today that Rob Davis has resigned as Lethbridge Police Chief to pursue a new position as the Chief of Police in Brantford, Ontario, Davis' home province.
Davis has been serving as Police Chief in Lethbridge since January 5th, 2015, and was hired by the nine-member Lethbridge Police Commission, which provides civilian oversight to the police service.
**Please note the locations listed on the calendar above are the pre-selected locations that will be monitored. Photo radar operators may also attend additional locations each day based on need - including requests from the public**
If you are involved in a collision and the combined damage is more than $2,000 or there are any injuries you are required by law to file a police report. If there are injuries or you believe the other driver is impaired, call 911 immediately. If the vehicles are not driveable, call 403-328-4444.
If there are no injuries and the vehicles are driveable, exchange information with the other driver(s) - name, address, driver's license number, license plate number, vehicle registration and insurance details. Once you have exchanged information, attend the Collision Reporting Centre at the police station, 135 1 Avenue South, to complete your police report.
The hours of operation of the CRC are Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on Sundays.