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Thursday, March 12, 2020

West Grey Man Charged In Robbery

Wellington North | by Claire McCormack  

OPP have charged the man after he allegedly broke into a home armed with a stun gun and baseball bat.

Wellington County OPP have arrested and charged a 44 year old West Grey man after a robbery.

Police say they were called at about 7 in the morning on March 6th to a home on Main Street South in the Township of Wellington North.

They say a man entered the residence armed with a stun gun and a baseball bat and assaulted the victim.

OPP say the accused also stole money from the victim before being apprehended by police.

They say the accused and the victim knew each other.

Police also searched the suspect and say they found codeine and counterfeit money.

The 44-year-old West Grey man faces numerous charges including:

Break and Enter into a Dwelling and Commit Indictable Offence

Possession of Prohibited Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose

Assault with a Weapon

Possession of Counterfeit Money

Robbery with Violence

Theft and drug posession.
           
He was held for a bail hearing.

 

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