Man charged in poppy box thefts

Lethbridge Herald - - FRONT PAGE -

A 29-year-old man is fac­ing charges in re­la­tion to the theft of three poppy boxes in Lethbridge.

Po­lice say the thefts oc­curred be­tween Nov. 5 and last Thurs­day at the Tim Hor­tons along the 2600 block of Scenic Drive North and 400 block of Scenic Drive South, and the 7-Eleven along the 2600 block of Scenic Drive North.

LPS said, in a re­lease Mon­day, that sur­veil­lance images of the sus­pect were ob­tained. Then on Sun­day, an of­fi­cer ob­served a man walk­ing down­town who matched the de­scrip­tion.

The man fled from po­lice, but was later lo­cated at the shel­ter where he was ar­rested with­out in­ci­dent. LPS say an in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on­go­ing in re­la­tion to additional thefts and fur­ther charges.

It is un­known how much money the boxes con­tained.

Bren­don Lyn­don Plaited Hair, 29, is charged with three counts of theft un­der $5,000. He was re­leased from cus­tody and is sched­uled to ap­pear in court Nov. 29.

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