3 Males Stole $40,000 in Tool Boxes & Tires[Lethbridge News] Police report that around 12:56 yesterday morning, they saw two suspicious trucks driving around the industrial area hauling large tool boxes and tires.
Police stopped one of the trucks, and they claim an investigation determined the tool box and tires had been stolen from a locked storage container. They arrested and charged the 18-year-old driver of the truck. Following further investigation, police identified the two male occupants of the second truck. Reportedly, a 30-year-old male was later arrested at his home, and police recovered the other tool box and additional tires. A warrant has been issued for the other occupant of the second truck.
The value of the recovered items is reported to be approximately $40,000.
Police have charged Dylan Dwight John Krampl, 18, and Clayton Robert Campbell, 30, both of Lethbridge, with shop breaking and committing a theft. They are scheduled to appear in court June 12.
[Update:] 24 year old Wayne McLellan has been arrested, charged with Break and Enter and Theft and released to appear in court May 23.
Lethbridge Man Facing Drug Charges After Traffic Stop[CJOC News] A Lethbridge man is facing drug charges stemming from a traffic stop on the north side Monday afternoon.
Police pulled a vehicle over along 26th avenue north and after speaking with the driver, the officer noticed a
liquor violation. A search of the vehicle turned up about 63 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and cash.
23 year old Christopher James Hatfield has been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of the proceeds of crime.
He'll be in court on Thursday.