Man charged after shoplifting report

Ridge Meadows Mounties called to mall area early Monday

  • Jan. 8, 2015 7:00 a.m.

A 25-year-old Maple Ridge man faces several charges following his arrest Monday on 224th Street.

Police were called after someone shoplifted from Shopper’s Drug Mart in Maple Ridge Square mall at about 9 a.m.

During the investigation, police seized passports, bank books, a garage door opener, and other evidence, said Ridge Meadows RCMP Cpl. Alanna Dunlop.

Steven Daniel Medwayosh-Mertsch appeared in Port Coquitlam provincial court Thursday, facing charges of break and enter, mischief, theft under $5,000, possession of stolen property under $5,000, and three counts of breach of probation.