Update to Caledon OPP pharmacy robbery investigations (charges laid)
A multi-jurisdictional investigation results in arrests linked to two Caledon pharmacy robberies.
In the fall of 2022, officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated two pharmacy robberies.
On September 23, 2022, at approximately 5:27 p.m., Caledon OPP was alerted of a robbery that took place at a business at 18 King Street East in the Town of Caledon. The investigation revealed that at approximately 5:12 p.m., two males entered the business, one of which was holding a firearm, and demanded the location where narcotics were kept. A third male waited outside in the driver seat of an older model black sedan. They fled the scene westbound on King Street East at a high rate of speed with a quantity of currency and narcotics.
A week later, on September 30, 2022, at approximately 10:43 a.m., Caledon OPP responded to an additional armed robbery that had just taken place. Police had information to believe that the suspects and vehicle used are the same. They left with a quantity of narcotics and currency.
The Caledon OPP Community Street Crime Unit was engaged in a multi-jurisdictional investigation led by the Toronto Police Service Hold Up Squad that resulted in the arrest of six individuals on March 30, 2023. The details are available on the following media release: https://tps.to/55660
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