Illegally parked vehicles at boat launch ticketed yesterday.
Police are asking for the public’s cooperation in ensuring their vehicles are lawfully parked in the area of the public boat launch and that their vehicles are parked in a manner so as not to interfere with the ability of emergency services vehicles accessing the river bottom and boat launch area, should the need arise. Yesterday, police attended the river bottom and ticketed all of the illegally parked vehicles.
Due to the recent warm weather, there has been an increase in recreational use of the river. Members of the public are asked to consider their personal safety and the safety of their fellow citizens when using the river.
At 3:23 this morning, police responded to a physical altercation between several males in the 1200 block of 2 Avenue South. After arresting a male for public intoxication officers conducted a search of the male and found him in possession of a small amount of marihuana.
Eric Arthur John Hamar, 26, of Lethbridge, is charged with possession of marihuana.
About 5 minutes after the above incident took place police responded to a second dispute in the same block as above.
Two males became involved in a verbal dispute with a male subject that turned physical. A 33 year old female tried to intervene and was pushed by one of the males, causing the female to fall to the ground and injure her wrist. The female was taken to hospital, treated and released.
Christopher Lee Gorzitza, 30, of Lethbridge, is charged with assault causing bodily harm.