Slave Lake, Alta - One male has been charged following a theft that occurred at a local hotel. On May 22, 2019 at 2:00 PM staff at the Holiday Inn were conducting grounds maintenance when a suspect entered the maintenance shed and stole a socket set. The incident was captured on security camera and a suspect was soon identified.
The suspect, a 44 year old male resident of Slave Lake, was arrested and charged with theft under $5000. The male is currently before the courts for five other alleged offences including possession of stolen property and assault with a weapon. The male has been released from custody and is set to appear in Slave Lake Provincial Court on June 19, 2019.