LETHBRIDGE – A short-term investigation by the ALERT Lethbridge organized crime and gang team has led to the seizure of suspected carfentanil, as well as other drugs.
In a news release Thursday, Oct. 4, ALERT said it searched a home on the west side of Lethbridge, assisted by Lethbridge Police Service, on Thursday, Sept. 27. The search was in response to reports of suspected drug trafficking at that location.
“This was an investigation that materialized really fast and ALERT was able to take quick, decisive action to stop the sale of these dangerous drugs,” ALERT Staff Sgt. Jason Walper said in the release.
Investigators seized eight grams of suspected carfentanil, a similar amount of methamphetamine, 19 g of cannabis, a cocaine buffing agent, weapons, and stolen property. Three people were arrested, including a man wanted on outstanding warrants by Lethbridge and Calgary police.
Curtis Carbert, 38, is charged with possession, possession for the purpose of trafficking, three weapons-related counts, failure to comply with probation, and unlawful possession of identity information.
Devin Jones, 28, is charged with two drug possession and two weapons possession charges.
Chassidy Morin, 39, is charged with drug possession and unlawful possession of credit card data.
Stabbing results in aggravated assault charge against Lethbridge man
LETHBRIDGE -- A 30-year-old city man has been charged with aggravated assault in connection with a...
READ MORE +
'Part of the solution:' Alberta seeks proposals to build new refinery
EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the province is seeking expressions of interest in...
READ MORE +
Ground broken on Coaldale fire hall project
COALDALE – Work is expected to begin early in the new year on a renovated and expanded fire hall...
READ MORE +
LPS Chief Rob Davis describes increase in drug-related crime while addressing gaps and new initiatives at CIC meeting
Join the Discussion
We are happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules: Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards. See full commenting rules.