A 38-year old Big Lake resident, accused of having stolen property from evacuatetd residents from this summer’s wildfires, has also been ordered to stand trial.

Shane Brady is due back in court on June 28th of 2018.

He’s charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.

Members of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of BC received a report back in July that a suspect had a stash of stolen items.

Police say a search was conducted on a remote property in the Beaver Creek area outside of Williams Lake and that approximately 65 thousand dollars worth of heavy equipment was seized.

The investigation included several law enforcement units including Burnaby RCMP, the BC Conservation Service, the RCMP’s North District E-Division and the Serious Organized Crime Unit.