The Orillia OPP have arrested a suspect in relation to a robbery of a pharmacy in the City of Orillia on October 18, 2021.
On October 18, 2021 shortly before 7:45 p.m., a lone male walked into an Orillia pharmacy, proceeded to the pharmacy staff area brandishing a handgun and demanded access to the safe. The suspect then fled with a quantity of prescription medications. The Orillia Detachment Crime Unit took carriage of the investigation, assisted by OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) and the Center for Forensic Sciences (CFS). On May 26, 2022, following a thorough investigation, police were able to identify a suspect.
As a result, Police have charged Robert Cadeau, 55 of West Nipissing, with the following:
- Robbery using a Firearm
- Pointing a Firearm
The accused was released on an Undertaking and will appear on July 12, 2022 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orillia.
If you have any information about crime in the community, contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or report minor occurrences online by visiting www.opp.ca/reporting. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit your information online at www.crimestopperssdm.com if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.