Lethbridge Police Crime Suppression Team surveillance leads to drug and weapons charges

Lethbridge, Alberta – A short-term investigation by Lethbridge Police has resulted in a number of drug and weapons charges against a 35-year-old city man.

Members of the Crime Suppression Team, after surveillance revealed activity consistent with drug trafficking, arrested the man Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020.

more than $25,000 worth of drugs were seized
(LPS) More than $25,000 worth of drugs were seized.

As a result of his arrest and the subsequent execution of a search warrant at a residence in the 1000-block of 13 Street South, more than $25,000 worth of drugs were seized including: 26.3 grams of fentanyl; 162.8 grams of methamphetamine; 31.1 grams of cocaine; as well as quantities of psilocybin, LSD, and a substance suspected to be MDMA. Drug trafficking paraphernalia, more than $6,500 in cash, a cell phone conducted energy weapon, and several smaller items believed to have been stolen were also seized.

Bradley Stephen Paskiuski has been charged with: five counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking a controlled substance; possession of a controlled substance; possession of proceeds of crime over $5000; and knowingly possess a prohibited weapon. He remains in custody while awaiting a Judicial Interim Release hearing.

Lethbridge Police Service



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