Halifax Police charge man for four robberies

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Police have charged a man in relation to a series of robberies that occurred earlier this month in Halifax.

On August 9 at approximately 6:40 a.m. officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Esso Service Station, located at 7151 Chebucto Road. A man entered the service station, threatened the lone employee with a knife and left with cigarettes and an amount of money. The employee was not injured.

On August 11 at approximately 12:04 a.m. officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Irving Service Station, located at 6515 Quinpool Road. A man entered the service station, threatened the employee with a knife and left with an amount of money. The employee was not injured.

On August 12 at approximately 2:51 a.m. officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Irving Service Station, located at 5450 Inglis Street. A man entered the service station, produced a knife to the employee, went behind the counter and took money from the till and cigarettes from a drawer. The employee was not injured.

Arrested
File Photo – Arrested

On August 13 at approximately 1:19 a.m. officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Hollis Halifax Hotel, located at 1649 Hollis Street. A man entered the hotel, produced a knife to the lone employee and fled the hotel with the employee’s backpack. The employee was not injured.

Yesterday, police arrested 48-year-old Glenwood Eugene Oickle of Halifax. He is facing the following charges and will appear in Halifax Provincial Court today:

Four counts of robbery (Section 334 of the Criminal Code)

Four counts of possession of a weapon dangerous to the public (Section 88(1) of the Criminal Code)

12 counts of breach of probation (Section 733.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code)

The investigation is ongoing. Police are asking anyone with information about these robberies to call police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or using the P3 Tips App.

Files 20-91612, 20-92369, 20-92870, 20-93320

Halifax Police Service



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