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Lethbridge Regional Police charge three men in connection with damaged headstones

Lethbridge Regional Police have charged three men in connection with $50,000 damage at St. Patrick’s Cemetery after a dozen headstones were found broken last week.

On March 12, 2014 police responded to a report from a city worker that a dozen headstones in St. Patrick’s Cemetery along the 500 block of 6 Avenue North had been broken. The headstones were located in an older part of the cemetery and some date back to the early 1900s. The majority of the damaged headstones were made of white marble, which cemetery officials say is no longer used by headstone manufacturers.

Lethbridge Regional Police seeking public assistance to locate owner of found money

 Lethbridge Regional Police are hoping to identify the rightful owner of a large sum of money found by staff at a local thrift store.

 On March 11, 2014 police attended Value Village along the 1600 block of Mayor Magrath Drive after staff located a significant quantity of money in the pocket of a pair of pants that had been donated.

 Attempts to locate the rightful owner have been unsuccessful so far and police are seeking the public’s assistance.

Police investigating cemetery mischief after headstones from early 1900s damaged

Lethbridge Regional Police are investigating after a dozen headstones were damaged at St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

 On March 12, 2014 police responded to a report from a city worker that a number of headstones in St. Patrick’s Cemetery along the 500 block of 6 Avenue North had been broken. The damage is believed to have occurred sometime between March 10 and March 12.

Police investigating indecent act at apartment complex

 Lethbridge Regional Police are investigating a report of a male committing an indecent act outside an apartment complex.

 On March 11, 2014 at approximately 6:30 p.m. police responded to a report that a 10-year-old girl and her friend were riding scooters outside an apartment building along the 3400 block of 20 Avenue South when they observed a male masturbating. The girl told her mother what had happened and police were contacted. Police searched the area but were unable to locate the subject.

Police investigating after male, female assaulted

 Lethbridge Regional Police have charged a 35-year-old male following an assault at a southside residence during the early morning hours Tuesday.

 On March 11, 2014 at approximately 4:15 a.m. police responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence along the 200 block of 7 A Avenue South. While enroute to the complaint a second call came in reporting an injured male at a neighboring residence. Upon arrival police located a 28-year-old man with lacerations to his upper body. EMS transported the male to hospital where he was treated and later released.