Police have seized almost 800 fentanyl pills as part of an effort to limit the the supply of the drug reaching the streets in Lethbridge.
The seizures by the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team came in two separate drug investigations in the past week. 193 pills and a handgun were found at two homes and two vehicles in Lethbridge on Oct. 13th. Alleged Mad Cowz gang member Lethbridge gang member Corey Amyotte and associated Ali Zalfo and Jerry Bull were arested on 32 drug and weapons charges
A second seizure of 584 pills was made during a vehicle stop on Highway 2 near Aldersyde, south of Calgary, Oct. 20th. Police charged William Hatch and Awet Abraha with six drug related offenses.