Lethbridge Police seize $115,000 in drugs, stolen property from northside home

By Lara Fominoff @fomsy1 on Twitter
April 18, 2017 - 3:13pm

LETHBRIDGE- Lethbridge Police have made another large drug bust in the city, along with the discovery of a significant quantity of stolen property.
Spokesperson Kristin Harding says police were called to a home in the 1200 block of 9th Avenue North on April 13th, to assist EMS with an overdose call for a man and woman.
When police got to the scene, they found drugs in plain sight and soon got a search warrant.
Harding says police found:

  • 300 oxycodone pills
  • 356 grams of methamphetamine
  • 248 grams of powder cocaine
  • a small quantity of crack cocaine, fentanyl and heroin.

 The street value of the drugs is more than $84,000.

Along with the drugs, police also found a large amount of stolen property including:

  •  a new motorcycle
  • power tools
  • new space heaters
  • a fireplace
  • multiple pieces of jewellery
  • pot lights
  • flooring
  • assorted electronics
  • a guitar

 The value of the stolen goods is about $30,000. Both the man and woman were taken to hospital, but are now facing numerous charges.
29- year old Padan Cassidy Ashcroft has been charged with 11 offences, including possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of stolen property, breach of recognizance and possession of the proceeds of crime. He is expected to be in court April 20.
30-year old Christina Lynn Guest is facing five charges, including possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a controlled substance and possession of the proceeds of crime. She remains in hospital, and her court date has not been set.

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