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Lacombe Police seize drugs; arrest man wanted on outstanding warrants

Lacombe Police Sevice Ford Explorer 2014 LPS
Lacombe, Alberta (January 11, 2018) - On January 8, 2018, at approximately 2 a.m. Lacombe Police members observed a suspicious vehicle parked in the 5100 block of 51 Street. The male driver was found asleep in the vehicle.

Further investigation determined that male was wanted on outstanding warrants and bound by several court-imposed conditions. The male was arrested on the outstanding warrants and for breaching his release conditions. During the arrest Police located and seized 5.61 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 9.87 grams of fentanyl and 2.85 grams of crack cocaine.

As a result, Theodore Anthony Koch (58 yrs) from Calgary, Alberta, has been charged with four offences under the Criminal Code and three offences under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act (CDSA):

  • Possession of a controlled Substance - Three (3) counts under the CDSA
  • Failure to comply with release conditions - Three (3) counts
  • Possession of a weapon dangerous to the public - One (1) count

Koch was remanded into custody with his next court appearance scheduled for January 12, 2018, in Red Deer Provincial Court.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Lacombe Police Service at 403-782-3279 or your local police department. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or www.tipsubmit.com.