On February 25, 2020, the Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) Priority Street Crime Unit (PSCU) executed a search warrant at a residence located in the 500 block of 5 Street SE.
Resulting from this investigation, 33-year-old, Jason Higdon of Medicine Hat, was arrested and charged with multiple counts of; possession of stolen property, possession of identity documents, possession of credit card data, as well as possession of a controlled substance, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public, possession of a prohibited weapon, breaches related to weapons prohibitions and previous release orders.
Higdon was held for a Judicial Interim Release Hearing and was remanded into custody.
The recovered identity documents and stolen property is being returned to the relevant owners.
The PSCU and MHPS Patrol Section will continue to monitor this residence to address concerns as they arise.
Members of the community who suspect drug, gang or property crime issues in their neighborhood can submit tips anonymously through the MHPS mobile app, which is free to download and available for both Apple and Android devices or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
SSgt Cory Both
Community Safety Section
Medicine Hat Police Service