Edmonton Police charge two males in relation to retail cannabis store robbery; firearms and ammunition seized during search warrants

Edmonton, Alberta – The EPS’ Robbery Section has charged two males, a youth and a 19-year-old, in relation to a robbery at a retail cannabis shop earlier this year.

On Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, at approximately 9:15 p.m., two male suspects reportedly entered a business on Jasper Avenue with a firearm and machete. One staff member was held at gun point and the other employee was threatened with a machete, while allegedly being forced to fill a bag full of cannabis products. The two suspects then reportedly fled the business. Thankfully, neither of the store employees were physically injured during the robbery.

Edmonton Police Vehicle
Edmonton Police Vehicle

Yesterday, on Thursday, Mar. 17, 2022, search warrants were executed at multiple locations in relation to this investigation and the two suspects were arrested. Two firearms, ammunition and other evidence were seized during the execution of the search warrants.

Victor Corcoran, 19, is charged with 14 offences including possession of a weapon obtained by crime (x2), possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition readily accessible (x2) and unauthorized possession of a firearm (x2).

The youth is facing eight charges including robbery (x2) and disguise with intent (x2).

Anyone with any information about this incident or any other crime is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250.

Edmonton Police Service

MRU #: R22R007

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