SACKVILLE, N.B. â€“ The Sackville RCMP continues to make arrests and lay charges in connection with a number of armed robberies that have occurred in the community in recent months.
Last Thursday, 37-year-old Ã‰ric Yves Martin of Sackville was arrested and charged in connection with an armed robbery that took place in Sackville on the night of Sept. 29, 2013 at a Kwik Way convenience store on Queens Road.
Martin is scheduled to appear in Moncton Provincial Court again on April 16 for election and plea.
In December 2013, Sackville RCMP also charged Jesse Wheaton, 29, of Sackville, with two counts of robbery with an offensive weapon. He pleaded guilty to both offences, which occurred on Nov. 28 and Dec. 10, 2013 at the Irving Mainway on Main Street in Sackville. He is to be sentenced April 2 in Moncton Provincial Court.
Police say they do not believe these incidents were connected to two other recent armed robberies in Sackville, which remain under investigation. One occurred at the Great Canadian Dollar Store on March 6 while the other happened at Back Lot Video on March 15.
Any person with information on these crimes is asked to call the Sackville RCMP at 506-533-5151 or contact Crime Stoppers at www.crimenb.ca or 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).