Suspects charged in Angus robbery investigation

Robbery, drug and weapon-related charges have been laid

Two people face numerous charges in connection with a robbery investigation in Angus.

Provincial police say a search warrant was executed at an address in Essa Township last month, though police did not say whether it was a home or a business.

During the search, police say they recovered various pieces of identification, which have since been linked to numerous thefts from vehicles throughout the region.

A 34-year-old Essa Township resident has been charged with the following:

·      Armed robbery

·      Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

·      Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – other drugs

·      Forcible confinement

·      Fail to comply with probation order – two counts

·      Unauthorized possession of weapon

·      Possession property obtained by crime under $5000 – two counts

·      Possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order

·      Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine

·      Possession of a schedule I substance – methamphetamine

A 51-year-old from Essa Township was also charged with the following:

·      Armed robbery

·      Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

·      Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – other drugs

·      Forcible confinement

·      Fail to comply with probation order

·      Unauthorized possession of weapon

·      Possession property obtained by crime under $5000 – two counts

·      Possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order

·      Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine

·      Possession of a schedule I substance – methamphetamine

The suspects were held in custody pending a bail hearing

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