15 people arrested following drug seizure at Lethbridge home

Dec 24 2018, 9:00 pm

Lethbridge Police have arrested numerous people and recovered pre-packed heroin and carfentanil after a search warrant was recently executed at a home in the city’s Northside neighbourhood.

On December 21, 2018, members of the Downtown Policing Unit, Traffic Response Unit, and K9 Unit, with assistance from the Violent Crimes Unit, School Resource Officers, and Training Unit, executed a search warrant at a home along the 200 block of 15 Street North.

A total of 13 people were located inside and nine were found to have outstanding arrest warrants (some with multiple warrants).

During the search, two more people were arrested after one intended to buy drugs and a second met up with police at a nearby location after calling the house to set up a drug deal.

Police seized 21 pre-packaged doses of carfentanil, 16 pre-packaged doses of heroin, numerous stolen ID and health cards and property including skis, a mountain bike, and tools.

A total of six individuals have now been charged.

  •  Tiffany Genereaux, 27, of Standoff, is charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and possession of a controlled substance. She is scheduled to appear in court on January 11.
  • Deon Grosventureboy, 23, of Lethbridge, is charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of stolen property. He is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 11.
  • Shelly Bevans, 49, of Fort Macleod, is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of identity documents and possession of stolen property. Bevans is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 16.
  • Richard Shaw, 42, of Lethbridge, is charged with breaching a recognizance. He is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 18.
  • Jessica Johnston, 42, of Lethbridge, is charged with possession of stolen property. She is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 4.
  • John Jones, 26, of Lethbridge, is charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and two counts of possession of stolen property. He is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 19.
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