Two Lethbridge men facing drug charges: “small quantities of methamphetamine, fentanyl, heroin and cocaine, and drug paraphernalia”

Lethbridge, Alberta – Lethbridge Police have charged two men following an investigation into drug trafficking activity.

In early June members of the Crime Suppression Team and Patrols began a short term investigation that was concluded June 18, 2020 when search warrants were obtained and executed at residences along the 900 block of 8 Street North and 200 block of 13 Street North. A male associated to the homes was arrested along with a male acquaintance while the pair were socializing at a local business. During a search of a back pack incidental to arrest, police seized $12,000 cash, which was divided into bundles, two VLT cash out tickets totaling just over $1,300, small quantities of methamphetamine, fentanyl, heroin and cocaine, and drug paraphernalia including a cell phone, scale and packaging. The acquaintance was found in possession of a small quantity of cocaine. At the 8 Street property police seized suspected stolen property – tools, a can of bear spray, drug paraphernalia, an unknown white powder, $400 cash, 91.5 tablets of suspected MDMA and a ring. The 13 Street property was found to have been cleaned out.

File Photo - Drugs
File Photo – Drugs

Mark Anthony Brown, 50, of Lethbridge, is charged with four counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, three counts of possession of a weapon while prohibited, unauthorized possession of a weapon, possession of stolen property under $5,000 and possession of stolen property over $5,000. Brown was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court Oct. 1.

Peter Conrad Bissonette, 47, of Lethbridge, is charged with possession of a controlled substance. He was released from custody to appear in court Oct. 1.

Lethbridge Police Service

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