Male and female charged with drug and weapons offences

Lethbridge Regional Police and members of the ALERT Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit seized a significant quantity of drugs, steroids, weapons and other proceeds of crime from a northside home earlier this week.On April 1 police executed a search warrant at a home along Lynx Terrace and recovered approximately 217 grams of cocaine, 54 grams of MDMA, 50 grams of methadone, 124 oxycodone pills, 474 vials of steroids, 2,460 steroid pills, a small quantity of marihuana, an assault rifle, shotgun, ammunition, three replica guns, drug paraphernalia and other unknown liquids and pills currently being analyzed. In addition, police seized an SUV and motorcycle.

 A male and female were arrested without incident.

 The value of the drugs is estimated at approximately $26,500, the steroids nearly $20,000 and the vehicles $52,500.

 Jeremy Scott Coleman, 32, Lethbridge, is charged with four counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, three counts of possession of a controlled substance, two counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm and two counts of possession of property obtained by crime. He made his first court appearance April 2.

 Mandi Lynn Lumley, 19, of Lethbridge, is charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and two counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm. She is scheduled to appear in court April 17.

 CFSEU-Lethbridge is an ALERT team established and funded by the Government of Alberta to bring together the province’s most sophisticated law enforcement resources to tackle serious and organized crime. Nearly 400 municipal police, RCMP, and sheriffs work for ALERT.

 Staff Sgt. Bill Anderson, CFSEU-Lethbridge, will be available to speak with media today at 1:15 p.m. at the police station. This will be the only opportunity for on-camera interviews

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For media inquiries contact:

Staff Sgt. Bill Anderson
CFSEU-Lethbridge                                          
Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT)            
403-330-5061