Sawed off shotgun, stolen property seized from southside home

Lethbridge Police have seized a shot gun, $7,600 in stolen property and a small quantity of fentanyl in connection with an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking activity in the downtown core.

On January 12, 2018 members of the Downtown Policing Unit, Priority Crimes Unit and Patrols executed a search warrant at a home along the 1200 block of 6 Avenue South. During the search police seized a sawed off shotgun, ammunition, knives, swords, throwing knives, a baton and two airsoft handguns, a small quantity of fentanyl, ID cards, credit cards, a debit terminal and a variety of other stolen property including a 2010 Jeep, tools, electronics, cell phones, a purse and video games. Following further investigation a male and female were charged with numerous offences.

Clement Nolan Black Rabbit, 35, of Lethbridge, is charged with:
Possession of Prohibited Firearm
Breach Condition of a Recognizance x3
Possession of a Stolen Credit Card
Possession of Stolen Property – Over $5000
Possession of Stolen Property – Under $5000 x2
Make/Possess Identity Document x3
Careless Use/Storage Firearm
Knowingly Possess a Prohibited/Restricted Weapon
Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
Possession Controlled Substance

Chantelle Joyce Pantherbone, 28, of Lethbridge, is charged with:
Possession of a Prohibited Firearm
Possession of a Stolen Credit Card
Possession of Stolen Property – Over $5000
Possession of Stolen Property – Under $5000 x2
Make/Possess Identity Document x3
Careless Use/Storage Firearm
Knowingly Possess a Prohibited/Restricted Weapon
Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
Possession of a Controlled Substance

Both made their first court appearances Jan. 15.