Arrests Made In Pharmacy Robbery

Posted On Monday June 20, 2022

Region of Peel –Peel Regional Police have arrested and charged three young persons regarding an attempted robbery in the City of Mississauga. 

On Thursday, June 9, 2022, at approximately 7:30 p.m., it was alleged that three suspects were operating a stolen blue Toyota Corolla in the area of Eglinton Avenue East and Central Parkway East in the City of Mississauga. 

The vehicle was stolen from York Region on June 7, 2022, and was identified as being used in a pharmacy robbery in Brampton on June 7, 2022. The occupants were donning masks and clothing to conceal their identity. Police intervened and affected the arrest of suspects ahead of a robbery.  

After the initial investigation, it is alleged that this group is involved in other pharmacy robberies that took place throughout the Region of Peel on May 24, June 1, June 2, June 7 and June 9. A total of 56 charges have been laid on the three young persons. 

A 14-year-old male youth from Mississauga has been charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime 
  • Attempt to Commit an Indictable Offence x3 
  • Wear Disguise with Intent to Commit an Indictable Offence x7
  • Use Imitation Firearm x5
  • Robbery x4

A 17-year-old male youth from Brampton has been charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by crime 
  • Attempt to Commit an Indictable Offence x3 
  • Wear Disguise with Intent to Commit an Indictable Offence x6
  • Use Imitation Firearm x5
  • Robbery x3

A 16-year-old male youth from Brampton has been charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime 
  • Attempt to Commit an Indictable Offence x3 
  • Wear disguise with Intent to Commit an Indictable Offence x6
  • Use Imitation Firearm x5
  • Robbery x3

The three young persons were held for a bail hearing and appeared in the Ontario Court of Justice on June 10, 2022.

A general provision of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (Y.C.J.A.) prohibits the release of the name of a Young Person; therefore, the identity of the Young Persons charged in this investigation is protected.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators with the Central Robbery Bureau at (905)453-2121 ext. 3410. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca

N/R #22-148

Inc. # PR220193434

 

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