Police working to deter indecent acts in the river valley

Lethbridge Police have increased patrols and are working with the parks department to have trees trimmed and brush removed in order to deter indecent activity in the river valley.

Over the past few months police have responded to what has become a chronic problem with couples engaging in indecent acts near the Elks Compound. Sex acts are occurring in green spaces, in view of other citizens lawfully using the park. These acts have been observed and reported by members of the public as well as officers conducting routine patrols.

Police seize $115,000 worth of drugs and stolen property

Lethbridge Police have seized methamphetamine, cocaine and other drugs along with a significant quantity of stolen property from a north side home.

On April 13, 2017 police were contacted to assist Lethbridge Fire/EMS at a suspected overdose call involving a male and female who were found unresponsive in a garage along the 1200 block of 9 Avenue North. Police observed drugs in plain sight and the home was secured while a search warrant was obtained.

Police investigating robbery, seeking assistance to identify suspect

Lethbridge Police are investigating a robbery where an employee at a southside liquor store was sprayed with bear spray.

On March 25, 2017 at approximately 6:50 p.m. an unknown female entered Liquor Connection along the 1500 block of 9 Avenue South, selected a bottle of liquor from the shelf and walked to the checkout counter where she produced a can of bear spray and threatened the employee. She then sprayed the employee in the face and fled the store. The employee was transported to hospital by EMS and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.