Charges Laid in Recent Commercial Robberies

Posted On Tuesday January 12, 2021

Region of Peel– Peel Regional Police have arrested and charged a Brampton man in relation to a series of recent commercial robberies that occurred in the City of Brampton.

Between January 9 and January 11, 2021, there were seven convenience store and gas station robberies that took place in Brampton. There were no physical injuries to any of the victims and various quantities of cash and cigarettes were taken from each location. In one case, the suspect removed the entire cash register. There were no weapons used, however, the suspect made verbal or written demands for money.

On January 12, 2021, members of 22 Division Uniform Patrol located and arrested Dinesh Wilson, a 38 year-old man from Brampton.

The Central Robbery Bureau have charged him with seven counts of Robbery, seven counts of Disguise with Intent, one count of Breach of Probation and one count of Breach of Recognizance stemming from earlier related robbery charges.  He was held for a bail hearing and appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

Investigators from the Central Robbery Bureau are asking anyone who may have information in relation to these robberies to call them at 905-453-2121, ext 3410. Information may also be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

For media inquiries, please contact the on-duty Media Relations Officer at (905) 453-2121, ext. 4027.

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