On July 12, 2021 officers with Patrol Services charged 22-year-old Patience MacKinnon with robbery.
The accused attended a business in the 100 block of Churchill Boulevard where it’s alleged she selected approximately $32 in items and attempted to leave without paying. Store staff attempted to stop the accused from leaving and at this time an altercation ensued and the accused struck a store employee.
Police were called and upon arrival the accused was arrested. A search of the accused found her to be in possession of items taken from the business, as well as amounts of substances believed to be fentanyl and methamphetamine.
She is charged with robbery, possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, two counts of possession of a controlled substance and breach of probation. She was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear in court on August 30, 2021.