Trial of 3 officers continues


The trial of 3 Medicine Hat City Police officers continues this week. The prosecution wrapped up their case against Constables David Hrycyk, Robert Angstadt and Marc Sieller. The three officers were charged with aggravated assault following an incident at the Cecil Hotel on Aug 25th, 2012. Yesterday, the Closed Circuit video of the incident was released. The 3 minute video shows James Halcro’s initial encounter with constables Hrycyk and Angstadt, who were later joined by Constable Seiller. After the incident was investigated by the Alberta Serious Incident Response team, and charges were laid against the 3 officers. The constables have remained on active duty since the incident in 2012.