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Lethbridge police found weapons, drugs and stolen property during a search of a north side home Wednesday. (Supplied)

Police say charges have been laid against a Lethbridge couple after numerous complaint led officers to find numerous weapons, stolen items and a significant amount of drugs.

Officers notified about a home in the 1700 block of Second Avenue North in Lethbridge last month after a number of residents in the area complained about drug activity taking place there.

Members of the LPS Crime Suppression Team went to the home and executed a search warrant.

Inside, they found quantities of methamphetamine and carfentanil, a rifle hidden under a mattress, knives, pellet guns, bear spray and ammunition.

Officers also discovered a Suzuki motorcycle that was reported stolen as well as various tools and identity documents.

A man who was inside the home when police arrived was arrested without incident. A female occupant, who was not home at the time of the warrant, turned herself in a short time later.

A four-year-old child, who resided in the home, was put into the care of a relative.

Police say the man, a 46-year-old Lethbridge resident, is charged with:

  • possession of a firearm obtained by the commission of an offence
  • knowingly possess an unauthorized firearm
  • careless storage of a firearm
  • three counts of possession of stolen property
  • four counts of possession of a prohibited weapon
  • possession of a stolen credit card
  • possession of the proceeds of crime
  • eight counts of failing to comply with a release order
  • possession for the purpose of trafficking
  • causing a child to be drug-endangered

He was remanded in custody to appear in court Mar. 12.

The woman, 38, also of Lethbridge, is charged with causing a child to be drug-endangered.

She is scheduled to appear in court Apr. 2.

Police are withholding the identities of the suspects in order to protect the identity of the child victim.