Trial for 3 cops continues


The trial of 3 Medicine Hat Police officers continues in Medicine hat Court. Constables Robert Angstadt, David Hrycyk, and Marc Seiller, were arrested and charged with aggravated assault in connection with an altercation on Aug. 25, 2012 at the Cecil Hotel. The court has heard from James Halcro, the man who was arrested by police that evening. Halcro said in court that he dosen’t remember much from the time he was taken down by a headlock and then transported to Medicine Hat Hospital for treatment. Court also heard from the owner of the Cecil Hotel, as well as Sheana Brown, who was injured that evening allegedly by Halcro. The 911 call sent from the Cecil Hotel that evening was played in the courtroom. Yesterday, Medicine Hat Police Service Chaplain Bob McGougan and Cecil Hotel waitress Alaysha Davies were called to the witness stand, and closed circuit video of the altercation was viewed. The trial continues today at the Medicine Hat Courthouse.