Stolen Generators, worth $80,000, Recovered by Lethbridge Police

Lethbridge, Alberta – A 31-year-old Lethbridge man is facing property crime charges after police recovered two stolen generators worth $80,000.

On June 17, 2019 following a short term investigation into the theft of two generators from construction sites – one June 5 and the other June 13 – patrols and members of the Priority Crimes Unit obtained and executed a search warrant at a home and detached garage along the 1200 block of 9 Avenue North. Both generators were recovered along with a set of golf clubs that were reported stolen June 16, a dual tank air compressor and various IDs, documents, keys and garage door openers. The total value of all the stolen property recovered is $90,000. A male and female were located inside the home and arrested without incident.

Two stolen generators recovered.
Two stolen generators recovered.

Daniel Joseph McFadden, 31, is charged with two counts of theft over $5,000, possession of stolen property under $5,000 and breach of a weapons prohibitions (for possessing ammunition). McFadden was remanded in custody to appear in court today.

The female was released without charges.

Lethbridge Police Service

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