A preliminary hearing for a Taber, Alta. man accused of taking money from the Oilmen’s Club has been cancelled and a trial has been set in its place.
A trial date was set for Scott Allen Blanchard was set for November 2018.
Blanchard is charged with theft over $5,000 and fraud over $5,000.
The former owner of the Roadhouse Thirst and Grill in Lethbridge, Alta., Blanchard was arrested and charged in August 2016 following an investigation that began two years earlier after police received a complaint.
The investigation discovered that nearly $500,000 has been misappropriated from the Oilmen’s Club in Taber during the time in which Blanchard was the manager.
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