A local businessman was recognized with a Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) service coin for his role in assisting with a police investigation.
On August 21, 2021, a vehicle entry resulted in the loss of a valuable and sentimental piece of jewelry. The victim shared her story on social media which gained a great deal of exposure and assisted with the apprehension of the offender and recovery of the ring.
On August 24th, MHPS Cst. Williams attended to the King of Trade after being contacted by the shop owner, David Brown, to investigate a ring which had come into his possession. Mr. Brown had immediately suspected that the ring may have been stolen and paid out of his own pocket so that he could facilitate the return of the ring to the rightful owner. His quick and selfless action directly result in a suspect being arrested and the ring was returned to the rightful owner who was ecstatic.
The actions by Mr. Brown were exemplary and he was recognized by the MHPS for his instrumental role in the successful outcome of this investigation.
Administrative Services Manager
Medicine Hat Police Service