Lethbridge man charged, two stolen generators recovered

A 31-year-old Lethbridge man is facing property crime charges after police recovered two stolen generators worth $80,000

On June 17, 2019 following a short term investigation into the theft of two generators from construction sites – one June 5 and the other June 13 – patrols and members of the Priority Crimes Unit obtained and executed a search warrant at a home and detached garage along the 1200 block of 9 Avenue North.  Both generators were recovered along with a set of golf clubs that were reported stolen June 16, a dual tank air compressor and various IDs, documents, keys and garage door openers. The total value of all the stolen property recovered is $90,000. A male and female were located inside the home and arrested without incident.

Daniel Joseph McFadden, 31, is charged with two counts of theft over $5,000, possession of stolen property under $5,000 and breach of a weapons prohibitions (for possessing ammunition). McFadden was remanded in custody to appear in court today.

The female was released without charges.