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TIMMINS POLICE INVESTIGATE ROBBERY – CHARGE LOCAL MAN

The Timmins Police Service has arrested a local man stemming from a robbery at a Schumacher convenience store which is alleged to have occurred during the early morning hours of Monday, June 24th.
Responding Timmins Police Service officers completed a comprehensive crime scene investigation which included the deployment of officers from the Criminal Investigation Division as well as the Forensic Identifications Section.
Based on the investigation, the identity of the suspect was determined and an arrest warrant was sought and obtained by the Timmins Police Service in the name of the accused person.
The suspect was located and arrested without incident yesterday afternoon by the Timmins Police Service. During the course of the investigation, it is further alleged the accused was found to be in possession of a quantity of a controlled substance.
As a result of this incident, Nathan HAMELIN, 32, of Timmins, was taken into custody and is charged with
– Robbery With a Weapon contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada – Disguise With Intent contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada – Possession of a Controlled Substance contrary to the Controlled Drug and Substances Act
The accused remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him.