January 17th, 2021

Warrant issued for city woman

By Shurtz, Delon on March 13, 2020.

Delon Shurtz

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A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Lethbridge woman charged following a police drug bust in the city nearly a year ago.

The warrant was issued Thursday for Keisha Tallow, after she failed to attend a scheduled hearing in Lethbridge provincial court. Her lawyer, who was allowed to withdraw from the case, told court the accused had failed to show up for several previous court hearings, and she has lost contact with her client.

Tallow, 27, was charged last April after police officers from Lethbridge, Taber, Blood Tribe and the RCMP, raided northside and westside homes March 26 and seized $1,250 in cash and $20,000 worth of drugs, including 468 carfentanil pills, 30 grams of cocaine, 48 codeine pills and 3.2 grams of methamphetamine.

Tallow faces two charges of drug possession for the purpose of trafficking, and one charge of possession of the proceeds of crime under $5,000.

A co-accused, Corey Nelson Amyotte, was also arrested in relation to the bust and is charged with three counts of drug possession for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of the proceeds of crime under $5,000. His matter has been adjourned to March 26, ostensibly for a bail hearing.

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Another fine example of the disrespect the First Nations have for the Canadian Judicial system the rest of Canadians have to abide by . . . this is also why there is an over-representation of First Nations incarcerated . . . if you commit a crime, you do the time, no matter what race you are! Isn’t it racist that they get special treatment in the courts now . . . is that not judging one race different than another and breaching the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Also to note, there is an ‘over-representation of First Nations not showing up for court appearances!

This is also another example of our country fragmenting and we are already seeing signs, as anger increases, of the destruction of confederation! Special treatment for First Nations must end and we need to shut down this idea of multiculturalism and becoming a melting pot like the US. People in the US can still celebrate their cutlure and do with cultural centers.
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms states, “All are to be treated equal under the law”… that has not changed, so how can laws such as the Gladue Principle that geve special treatment to First Nations be legal? Anything is possible under the Liberal govenrment, including manipulating the Judicial leadership in Quebec (SNC Lavalin).

Of course, what is the point of sending someone to jail, especially for drugs, when there are trafiickers and users in jail, including safe consumption sites in federal pens now . . . tell me the world hasn’t gone nuts! How in hell are the drugs getting in? If we cannot secure a jail, then someone needs to be fired and that someone is at the top!!!