Lethbridge Police arrest B.C. man on drug trafficking charges

 Lethbridge Police arrest B.C. man on drug trafficking charges

Lethbridge Police have arrested a Surrey B.C. man on drug trafficking charges earlier today.

Police executed a search warrant on a home on Westside Drive. More than 90 grams of cocaine were seized with a value of around $9,000. Police also confiscated around $7,400 in cash.

Thirty-one-year-old Michael Abate faces various drug trafficking and possession charges. He remains in jail while awaiting bail.

Jeannette Rocher

Born in Puerto Rico, raised in Minnesota and Manitoba, Jeannette has had the opportunity to live in a variety of places including New York, Arizona, and Nevada. After completing college and a paid internship with CBC Winnipeg, Jeannette embarked on her journalism career by moving overseas to take a job on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. While overseas she covered stories in Fiji, Guam and Japan including the 2011 tsunami that hit Japan and its surrounding islands. She covered a mass shooting, an Earth quake, murder cases and other substantial court cases. In 2013 she moved to Alberta where she covered the devastating floods of High River and Medicine Hat for CTV News. She then went on to produce and host Go! Southern Alberta for Shaw TV. She now calls Miracle Channel home. In addition to reporting in the field, you can catch her anchoring daily weather reports, as well as longer interview segments on BCN, and the week-in-review show on BCN Weekends. 

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