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Bike equipment violation stop turns into drug bust

By Kuhl, Nick on February 4, 2020.

Lethbridge Herald

A 44-year-old Lethbridge man is facing charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking after more than two dozen pre-portioned bags of methamphetamine were seized by police.

On Saturday at approximately 1:30 a.m., an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of 1 Avenue and 13 Street North for a bicycle equipment violation, police said in a news release Monday.

The man was found to have an outstanding warrant and was subsequently arrested, police say. During a search incidental to arrest police located and seized 31 pre-portioned bags of methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia.

Cordelle Daniel Bad Arm, 44, of Lethbridge, is charged with possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking and two counts of failing to comply with the conditions of a release order. He was also issued tickets for two bicycle equipment violations.

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