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Mother gets house arrest for failing to protect toddler from abuse

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles on Twitter
June 22, 2018 - 5:19pm

LETHBRIDGE – “Her affection for an adult trumped her affection for her child.”

Crown prosecutor Clayton Giles made that statement to the court, while dealing with the case of a Lethbridge mother who failed to report abuse to her two-year-old child.

Lethbridge courthouse
Lethbridge courthouse Lethbridge News Now

Belizean police testimony needed to advance alleged child abduction case

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles on Twitter
June 21, 2018 - 2:13pm

LETHBRIDGE – The case of a 33-year-old woman accused of abducting her child and fleeing the country remains stalled, as the Crown and defence seek assistance on the matter from police officials in Belize.

The woman cannot be named to protect the identity of her child.

Scott Edward Erickson (white shirt) leaves the Lethbridge courthouse during a break in the proceedings.
Scott Edward Erickson (white shirt) leaves the Lethbridge courthouse during a break in the proceedings. Lethbridge News Now

Trial resumes for city worker charged in fatal collision

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles on Twitter
June 18, 2018 - 5:23pm

LETHBRIDGE – Sun glare and the extent to which it factored into a fatal collision on Whoop-Up Drive in late 2015, was a key focus as the Crown and defence delivered closing arguments Monday, June 18, in the trial of Scott Edward Erickson.

Lethbridge Police Service on scene at the Bell store along Mayor Magrath Drive South.
Lethbridge Police Service on scene at the Bell store along Mayor Magrath Drive South. Lethbridge News Now

Calgary man charged in Bell World robbery makes first court appearance

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles on Twitter
June 13, 2018 - 2:15pm

LETHBRIDGE – The lone adult charged in connection with an alleged robbery in Lethbridge that was followed by a police pursuit last week, made his first court appearance Wednesday, June 13.

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