Lethbridge, Alberta – Lethbridge Police have charged three men with aggravated assault in connection with a stabbing incident earlier this week.
One man is currently in custody and warrants have been issued for the arrest of the other two.
Rueben Cody Smith, 35, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault. Smith is in custody and scheduled to appear in court Aug. 30.
Garrett Shane Williams, 35, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault and one count of breach of a recognizance.
Toby Joshua Kingsley Firstcharger, 33, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault and one count of assault with a weapon.
Warrants have been issued for the arrest of Williams and Firstcharger and their photos are included for release. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact police at 403-328-4444 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.
On August 22, 2017 at approximately 7:35 p.m. police responded to the 1400 block of Ashgrove Road after receiving a 911 call reporting two men had been assaulted. Upon arrival police located two 20-year-old men with stab wounds. The victims were transported to Chinook Regional Hospital and one of the males was subsequently transferred to Calgary. Both remain in hospital in serious but stable condition.
The investigation determined a group of people inside an apartment were involved in a dispute which escalated to a physical altercation. The parties involved are known to each other.
Lethbridge Police Service