Kitscoty RCMP are reporting that a male-suspect from Paradise Valley was apprehended as he was getting into a vehicle that had been reported as stolen from Saskatoon.
On March 14, around 10:25 a.m., Kitscoty RCMP received a report of a vehicle parked behind the church in Paradise Valley.
Police say as a result of their investigation, Joseph Merryfield, 41-years of Paradise Valley was arrested and charged with possession of stolen property over $5000, failure to comply with a probation order and driving a motor vehicle while unauthorized.
Merryfield was held for a judicial interim release hearing. Following the hearing, the suspect was released on a release order with court set for April 11 at Lloydminster Alberta provincial court.