City worker arrested after city property worth $8,500 found at St. Adolphe residence

By | April 23, 2019

A City of Winnipeg worker has been arrested and will be charged with theft after police found $8,500 worth of city property at a St. Adolphe home.

Winnipeg police started investigating the theft of city property on April 12, a news release issued Tuesday says.

They searched a St. Adolphe home on April 19 and found the $8,500 worth of city property, police said in the news release.

A 32-year-old city employee was arrested and released with a promise to appear in court at a later date.

Winnipeg police remind the public that the city has a fraud and waste hotline that can be used to report suspected theft, fraud or other inappropriate behaviour.

Reports can be made online or by calling 1-866-840-5837.