Trial for man accused of quad theft set for fall

The trial of one of three man charged with stealing a quad that resulted in one of them being shot by a farmer is set for the fall. Kyle Rosenthal 23, of Alix entered a not guilty plea in Stettler provincial court on Thursday and will be back in court on Sept. 21 for trial He faces a charge of theft of less than $5,000.

The trial of one of three man charged with stealing a quad that resulted in one of them being shot by a farmer is set for the fall.

Kyle Rosenthal 23, of Alix entered a not guilty plea in Stettler provincial court on Thursday and will be back in court on Sept. 21 for trial He faces a charge of theft of less than $5,000.

Harold Groening, 31, of Mirror, who was wounded when allegedly shot by farmer Brian Knight, reserved his plea until July 9.

Groening is charged with theft of less than $5,000, theft of a vehicle valued at more than $5,000 and possession of stolen property.

An all-terrain vehicle was allegedly stolen from a farm yard near Tees on March 26.

Knight, 38, also faces charges after one of the suspects was shot in the upper leg and back by a shotgun blast.

He returns to court in Stettler for a preliminary hearing on Nov. 3 in Stettler. Knight faces charges of unlawful use of a firearm, pointing a firearm, possession of a dangerous weapon, assault with a weapon, criminal negligence causing injury, dangerous driving and unauthorized possession of a firearm.

A third accused — Nick Dewald, 22, of Alix — will make his first appearance on a theft charge sometime this fall.

He is out of the province working.