Shortly before 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, December 5, 2019, the Break Enter and Robbery (B.E.A.R.) Unit with assistance from the Tactical Unit arrested a 47-year old man on Lasalle Boulevard in relation to three Robberies. The Officers then executed a Search Warrant at a residential building on Lasalle in relation to these investigations.

The three Robberies took place at convenience stores (two locations) on Lasalle Boulevard on June 25, October 17 and November 30, 2019. In all three cases the man hid his face, entered the store, displayed a knife and demanded money. In total he made off with almost $500.00 and several packages of cigarettes.

None of the employees were injured during their interactions with the man.

47-year old, Marc Poirier has been charged with the following offences under the Criminal Code of Canada:

  • Robbery x3
  • Disguise with Intent x3
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose x3
  • Utter Threat to Cause Death or Bodily Harm
  • Possession of a Firearm/Weapon Contrary to a Probation Order x3

He attended Bail Court this morning, Friday, December 6, 2019 to answer to the charges.