Lethbridge Police seize firearms, drugs and stolen property following the execution of a search warrant at a west side home, 6 suspects charged

Lethbridge, Alberta – Lethbridge Police have charged six people with numerous drug, weapon and stolen property offences following the execution of a search warrant at a west side home.

On May 19, 2022, members of the Property Crimes Unit, with assistance from the Crime Suppression Team, Patrol Division and K9 Unit, executed a search warrant at a home along Coalbanks Boulevard. Three females and two males were arrested without incident. Police seized three rifles, a conducted energy weapon, 450 grams of methamphetamine (worth approximately $36,000), nearly $10,000 in cash and $6,000 worth of stolen property including tools and electronics, much of it new in unopened boxes.

While police were executing the search warrant, a male returned to the residence in his vehicle and a traffic stop was conducted. A loaded handgun was seized from under the driver’s seat along with a second conducted energy weapon and approximately 28 grams of cocaine (worth about $2,800).

A loaded handgun was seized from under the driver’s seat along with a second conducted energy weapon and approximately 28 grams of cocaine (worth about $2,800).
A loaded handgun was seized from under the driver’s seat along with a second conducted energy weapon and approximately 28 grams of cocaine (worth about $2,800).

Charged are the following:

Justin Barlow, 33, of Lethbridge, is charged with 13 firearms offences, two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, trafficking in stolen property and possession of stolen property over $,5000.

Robert Ambrus, 39, of Lethbridge, is charged with trafficking in stolen property and possession of stolen property under $5,000.

Daylan Strembesky, 38, of Lethbridge, is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of a prohibited weapon and two counts of possession of a prohibited firearm.

Taylor Sander, 28, of Lethbridge, is charged with trafficking in stolen property and two counts of possession of stolen property under $5,000.

Jazden Posti, 26, Lethbridge, is charged with six firearms offences, possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and possession of stolen property over $5,000

Kendall Pyne, 42 of, Lethbridge, is charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance.

Following Judicial Interim Release hearings, Barlow, Ambrus, Sander and Posti were released from custody and are scheduled to appear in court June 17, 2022. Pyne was also released and is scheduled to appear in court June 3, 2022. Strembesky was remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear in court on May 25, 2022.

Lethbridge Police Service

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