LETHBRIDGE: Two City men face drug charges after the search of a south-side home over the
Early this spring, Police were notified of a problem home in the
600-block of 5th street south. Regional Police and the Alberta Law Enforcement
Response Team, began an investigation into suspected drug trafficking
On Sunday, June 9th, police executed a search warrant and
recovered nearly 590 grams of marihuana valued at $6700, as well as a small
among narcotics and brass knuckles. Three men were arrested at the scene
Justin Gerald Patterson, 33, is charged with possession for the purpose
of trafficking, possession of property obtained by crime and possession of a
controlled substance. Also charged is Lee Ronald Lewis, 34, who faces possession for the
purpose of trafficking and possession of stolen property under $5,000.
The two men charged made an initial court appearance on Monday. The third man
was released without charges.