MHPS Arrests Man For Theft Of Tools

The accused has been charged with possession of stolen property and possession of a controlled substance

A 53 year old man is facing charges after being arrested by Medicine Hat Police.  Police say they received a complaint of approximately $7000 in tools being stolen from a welding truck parked on 14 Street SW on March 3.  Investigators on March 8 were able to identify a suspect from video footage and learned he was residing at a motel on Gershaw Dr.  Police arrested the man outside the motel  and executed a search warrant resulting in the recovery of the tools and 600 grams of cannabis.  Chad Orchyk faces several charges resulting from the incident.  He has been released on bail and will return to court on April 5.  ~~  Warren Affleck

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