Second Hamilton person busted in armed Grimsby gas station robbery


Published August 19, 2022 at 4:01 pm

Niagara Police has now busted a second Hamilton residents following the August 1 armed robbery of a Grimsby gas station where a shot was fired.

Last week, alleged getaway driver Rebecca Collingwood, 26, of Hamilton turned herself in and was charged with one count of robbery involving a firearm.

Today (August 19), Marcus Roy, 24, of Hamilton was found in the Barton Street and Centennial Parkway area of Hamilton and was arrested by the OPP.

He is currently in police custody and is charged with robbery using a firearm, disguise with intent, discharging a firearm with intent to wound, endanger life or prevent arrest, possession of a firearm, weapon or ammunition contrary to a prohibition order and failure to comply with probation order.

During the robbery, Roy allegedly shot at the gas station attendant who was running out the back door. He missed and hit the inside wall.

He is being held for a bail hearing scheduled to take place on August 20 via video link to the John Sopinka Courthouse in Hamilton.

Detectives continue to appeal to members of the public for assistance identifying suspect #2 and suspect #3 shown in the below photo.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the lead detective at 905-688-4111, option #3, extension #1009935.

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