Man arrested on drugs and weapons charges in Lethbridge
Lethbridge police seized a knife and a quantity of fentanyl during a drug bust on Tuesday. (Supplied)
CALGARY -- Lethbridge police say charges have been laid against a 39-year-old man in connection with a drug trafficking bust on Tuesday.
Members of the LPS made the arrest in the 500 block of Eighth Street S. at about 3:45 p.m. on May 4 when officers observed activity believed to be drug-related.
As the investigation continued, officers learned there were warrants out for the arrest of the man involved.
Police approached the man, who pulled out a knife and dropped it to the ground. He was arrested without incident.
A subsequent search found more than 10 grams of fentanyl, worth approximately $2,000, as well as drug paraphernalia.
Cory Bruce Hagen is charged with:
- Possession for the purpose of trafficking
- Carrying a concealed weapon
- Possession of a dangerous weapon
- Breach of a release order
He was remanded into custody ahead of a court hearing on May 6.