Kelowna man arrested for robbery

The 23 year old man appeared in court Monday April 14.

A man entered the Esso station at 2380 Hwy 97 North at 10:30 a.m. Sunday April 14, and robbed the establishment of an undisclosed amount of cash at knife point.

Investigation surfaced a local suspect who was arrested at his residence less than two hours after the incident occurred, said Sgt. Mike Cooke, in a press release.

Two search warrants were subsequently executed by police in relation to the robbery. Among other evidence, a knife and a loaded sawed-off shotgun were seized in the course of those searches.

The 23 year old man appeared in court Monday April 14 on charges of:

  • Robbery
  • Possession of a Firearm Without a Licence
  • Careless Use or Storage of a Firearm

and was remanded into custody pending a future appearance.

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