Charges Laid in Liquor Store Robbery
On June 28, 2017, at approximately 9:45 p.m. Cold Lake RCMP were dispatched via 911 to an armed robbery at a Sobeys Liquor Store in Cold Lake. As a result of this investigation, RCMP determined that the suspect entered the store, produced a knife and uttered death threats to anyone who followed him out of the store while he stole a bottle of liquor. Cold Lake RCMP identified and arrested 34 year old Gordon Walsh of Cold Lake who has been charged with the following offences:
- Robbery with an Offensive Weapon.
- Uttering Threats x 2.
- Possession of a Weapon for Committing an Offence.
- Theft Under $5000.00.
Gordon Walsh also had outstanding warrants for his arrest which were executed at the time of his arrest. Gordon Walsh has been remanded into custody next appearing at Cold Lake Provincial Court on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. by CCTV.
If you have information about this incident, please call the Cold Lake RCMP at 780-594-3302 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).