Lethbridge Police have charged a 23-year-old Calgary man and seized $50,000 worth of drugs after officers stopped a male and female following reports they were attempting to break into homes on the north side.
On Jan. 11, 2020 just before 1 a.m. police responded to a report that a male and female had tried to break into two homes along the 600 block of 12 B Street North. Police attended and located a male and female matching the description a short distance away as they tried the doors of St. Peters Church. Both were placed under investigative detention. The female was cooperative with police but the male provided a false name and was subsequently arrested for obstruction. During a search incidental to arrest police seized drug paraphernalia and a large quantity of drugs including suspected fentanyl, carfentanil, methamphetamine, heroin and a variety of pills (all scheduled substances under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act). In addition, police seized multiple knives, a baton, bear spray and a variety of stolen property.
Alexander Timothy Kulach, 23, of Calgary, is charged with 12 counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, seven counts of possession of stolen property, trafficking in property or proceeds of crime, carrying a concealed weapon, unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon, forcible entry, obstructing a peace officer, resisting a peace officer and 27 counts of breach of a release order.
Kulach was remanded in custody to appear in court Jan. 16.
The female was released without charges.