Lethbridge police arrest Medicine Hat man in targeted enforcement project

By Taylor Chartrand
May 17, 2019 - 3:04pm

LETHBRIDGE, AB - The Lethbridge Police Service announced on social-media they have 12 people in custody following a targeted enforcement project in their downtown core.

The arrests were made on Thursday as part of the ongoing enforcement initiative targeting criminal activity downtown.

The project resulted in the arrests of 12 people who are now facing several charges.

In addition, police say they recovered four high end mountain bikes valued at $4,500.

Daniel Magnus, 38, of Medicine Hat, is charged with breach of probation.

Daelyn First Rider, 24, of Standoff, is charged with three counts of breach of recognizance.

James Murkin, 26, of Lethbridge, is charged with two counts of breach of a recognizance.

John Twigg, 24, of Lethbridge, is charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of stolen property.

Cameron Small Eyes, 37, of Lethbridge is charged with assault, four counts of breach of recognizance, possession of an identity document, three counts of possession of a stolen credit card and three counts of use of a stolen credit card.

Franklin Pantherbone, 37, of Lethbridge, is charged with failing to attend court and three counts of possession of a controlled substance.

Steve Quebec, 42, of Lethbridge, is charged with breach of recognizance, and possession of stolen property.

Byron Morning Bird, 32, of Lethbridge, is charged with breach of probation, assault, obstructing a peace officer and identity fraud.

Cole Deheer, 23, of Lethbridge, is charged with theft under $5000 x failing to appear for fingerprints, failing to attend court, assault, possession of a dangerous weapon and carrying a concealed weapon.

Joshua Hibbs, 18, of Fort MacLeod, is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of a dangerous weapon, and carrying a concealed weapon.

John Jones, 26, of Lethbridge, is charged with two counts of theft under $5000, uttering threats and possession of stolen property under $5000.

One person was released without charges and officers say the court dates are not currently available.
 

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