Second Mississauga Man Arrest in Mac’s Convenience Robbery on 6th Line

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Second Mississauga Man Arrest in Mac’s Convenience Robbery on 6th Line
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Chantal Corner

Chantal Corner

Sergeant Chantal Corner is the Media Relations Officer for the Halton Regional Police Department. She grew up in Oakville and graduated from Loyola. She still resides in Oakville.

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On the 26th of February, at approximately 11:26 pm, a male entered a Mac’s Convenience Store located 2530 Sixth Line in the Town of Oakville. He was brandishing a firearm and later exited with an undisclosed sum of money.

Officers located a vehicle in the area a short time later. While investigating the driver and passenger, a firearm was located and seized. The driver fled the area, narrowly missing two police officers. A short pursuit ensued which was terminated by police.

The driver of the vehicle turned himself in at the Oakville Police Division a few hours later.

The second suspect was identified by police and arrested on March 24th, 2014.

The Accused is Omari Akin BUCHANAN (19 years of age from the City of Mississauga. BUCHANAN has been charged with the following offences:

  • Robbery with a Firearm x 2
  • Wear Disguise x2
  • Possession of a Dangerous Weapon x2
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm in a vehicle
  • Possession of a prohibited firearm with ammunition
  • Point Firearm
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  • Obstruct police

The accused was held pending a bail hearing.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Mark Underwood of the Halton Regional Police Service Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-825-4747 Extension 2218.

Police remind the public to utilize Crime Stoppers to report any illegal activity at 1 800 222-TIPS (8477), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637(crimes).

For additional information about community concerns in Oakville, follow us on Twitter @HRPSOakville. Additionally, for the latest crime data, news releases and general information, visit the Service’s website www.haltonpolice.ca.

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