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…

Closing arguments heard in Lethbridge man’s attempted murder case

Robert John Sheppard, a 32-year-old Lethbridge resident who faces several charges including attempted murder, was back in court on Tuesday for closing arguments. The charges stem from an incident that took place on April 15, 2018, when Sheppard allegedly shot…

Medical examiner tells David and Collet Stephan’s trial that child died of bacterial meningitis

A medical examiner who did an autopsy on a 18-month-old toddler whose parents are on trial in Lethbridge, Alta., says there’s no question the boy died of bacterial meningitis. David and Collet Stephan are charged with failing to provide the…

Alberta senior ‘viciously assaulted’ by stranger who broke into her home: police

WARNING: The details in this story are graphic and may be disturbing to some readers. An Ontario man is facing charges after a 75-year-old woman was badly beaten in her southern Alberta home on Wednesday. Lethbridge police attended a home…

Attempted murder trial begins for Lethbridge man in connection with 2018 shooting

A Lethbridge man accused of attempted murder was brought before a provincial judge on Thursday for the first day of what is expected to be a four-day trial. Robert John Sheppard, 33, is facing 12 charges including one of attempted…

12 arrested by Lethbridge police during targeted enforcement project

Lethbridge Police have arrested 12 people in connection with targeted criminal activity in the downtown area. As part of an ongoing initiative to target crime in downtown Lethbridge, the Downtown Policing Unit and Priority Crimes Unit conducted a targeted enforcement…

Bike theft victim voices concerns over recent crimes in Lethbridge

As the weather starts to heat up, so is the frequency of bike thefts in Lethbridge. The Lethbridge Police Service (LPS) is reminding cyclists to be diligent about locking up your wheels this summer. Rozina Richard said she is frustrated…