On October 4th, 2018 a report was released that ALERT (Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team) arrested two men on drug trafficking charges in Lethbridge.
19-year-old Abel Gebeyehu and 21-year-old Brandon Ferguson were arrested after a three-month investigation.
ALERT seized roughly 150 thousand dollars worth of crack cocaine, cell phones, and over eight thousand dollars cash.
ALERT Lethbridge Sergeant, Jason Walper says he is happy about the seizures but also relieve for the communities affected.
Walper says he believes this has put a dent in Lethbridge drug trade and ALERT will continue to fight further inroads.