Medicine Hat, Alberta – On March 5, 2021 three Medicine Hat men were arrested after allegedly attempting to sell stolen stereo equipment. The owner recognized their recently stolen property being listed for sale on an online classified website and contacted the Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS).
The Medicine Hat ALERT Regional Property Crime Unit provided assistance and identified the suspects and location of the stolen property. A Medicine Hat home was searched and the stolen stereo equipment was located, along with other stolen property and a shotgun. The gun was not lawfully possessed and two of the suspects are prohibited from owning firearms as the result of previous criminal convictions.
Resulting from this investigation Aaron Solheim, 28, Shaylon Witts, 33, and Cameron Beaudoin, 27, were arrested.
Solheim was charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, possess firearm contrary to order, trafficking in stolen property and possession of stolen property.
Beaudoin was charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, possess firearm contrary to order, breach of probation and breach of release order.
Witts was charged with trafficking in stolen property, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of proceeds of crime.
Members of the community who suspect drug, gang or property crime issues in their neighborhood can submit tips anonymously through the MHPS website at mhps.ca or the MHPS mobile app, which is free to download and available for both Apple and Android devices.
Medicine Hat Police Service
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