Lethbridge police provide first update on new downtown programs

The Lethbridge Police Service (LPS) has implemented two new patrol options in downtown Lethbridge this year — the Watch program as well as Community Peace Officers (CPOs) — and Monday, provided its first quarterly update to members of city council.…

Lethbridge police seize 13 firearms from west side home

A total of 13 firearms and a significant amount of drugs were seized from a west side home by the Lethbridge Police Service Priority Crime Unit on Thursday. Police say evidence of a bike chop shop was also found in…

Lethbridge police release composite sketch of Henderson Lake sexual assault suspect

Lethbridge police have released a sketch of a suspect after a child reported being sexually assaulted inside a public washroom at Henderson Lake. Police said the eight-year-old boy was at a birthday party at the lake on June 1 when…

Meth, carfentanil and fentanyl seized in Lethbridge drug bust

Drugs, handguns and stolen property were all seized by officers after members of the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams searched a home in Lethbridge, the agency said Wednesday. The search concluded what ALERT called a “short-term drug investigation” and took…

64-year-old Lethbridge man taken to hospital after being attacked in his front yard

A 64-year-old man is in hospital following an alleged assault on his front lawn early Wednesday evening. Police said the attack appears to have been random. According to police, the man was in the front yard of his property along…

Lethbridge police investigate sexual assault of child at local park

Lethbridge police say they are investigating after an eight-year-old boy was sexually assaulted by a man in a public washroom. Police said the boy was at a birthday party at Henderson Lake on June 1 when he was approached by…