Lethbridge police have named two people charged in Friday’s ”high-risk warrant” executed on the city’s south end.
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The warrant was issued in the 1000 block of Elliot Road South.
Shortly after 7:30 p.m., police asked people to avoid the area until further notice. After 10 p.m., they said three people had been arrested.
Police said three search warrants were conducted at three different locations in Lethbridge in relation to stolen property, which included four rifles with ammunition.
Officers said the people inside the home on Elliot Road refused to leave the house when police asked them to, so the Critical Incident Response Team was called in to assist. After “some time,” according to police, the people exited the home.
The four firearms had previously been stolen during a break and enter, police said.
Chance Bodan Nordean, 31, of Lethbridge, is charged with break and enter to a steal firearms, possession of a prohibited firearm, possession of an offensive weapon dangerous to the public, unauthorized possession of a firearm, knowingly possessing an unauthorized firearm, knowingly possessing a prohibited/restricted firearm, possession of a firearm obtained by the commission of an offence and breach of a recognizance. He has been remanded in custody.
Jocko Slade Trotter, 28, of Lethbridge, is charged with possession of a firearm obtained by the commission of an offence, unauthorized possession of a firearm, knowingly possessing an unauthorized firearm and fraud with intent to avoid arrest.
He has been released on a recognizance and is scheduled to appear in court Nov. 25.
Police say they continue to investigate this case and said further charges are anticipated.