December 5th, 2020

Search warrant leads to weapons, stolen property

By Jensen, Randy on October 20, 2020.


Two people are facing charges after Lethbridge Police executed a search warrant and recovered numerous weapons as well as several stolen items.

Members of the Downtown Policing Unit and Priority Crime Unit executed the search warrant on Friday at a home in the 1800 block of 5 Avenue North. The subjects were taken into custody and the subsequent search provided numerous weapons including knives, machetes, axes, bear spray and a replica handgun, Lethbridge Police Service said in a news release.

Stolen items are linked to thefts from motor vehicles and included more than two dozen electronic devices, purses and a backpack containing more than $5,000 in high-end hunting gear. The total value of the stolen property is more than $15,000.

Jason Bertram, 46, is facing 23 related charges and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. Kirsten Bertram, 38, is facing eight charges and is to appear in court Jan. 20, 2021.

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