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LETHRBIDGE:  A 23-year old city man is facing a string of charges related to drugs, as well as a fraud and assault case.

The events began on Sunday, March 24th at about 4:10 in the morning, when Regional Police responded to a taxi fraud in the 2100 block of 23 Street, North. The cab driver reported he had been physically assaulted by a man and that the suspect threw coins at him before fleeing, without paying his taxi fare.

After an investigation, police officers went to the suspect's home on Monday, to arrest him in relation to taxi incident. Officers noticed controlled drugs and substances inside his residence.

As a direct result of the officers observations a search warrant was obtained and the suspect's home was searched. Police officers seized a small amount of marihuana, hash oil and MDMA (ecstasy), and several firearms.

Regarding the incident, on March 24th, Drew Daniel Boake has been charged with assault with a weapon, transportation by fraud and two counts of breaching a recognizance contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.

In respect to the search warrant, on April 1st, Boake has been charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, three counts of improperly storing a firearm and three counts of breaching a recognizance contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.

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Posted on Monday, April 01, 2013 at 4/24/2014 2:50:24 PM
Source: Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) -- Country 95 News
 
 
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