Beaverton man charged after alleged narcotic robbery in Woodstock
A 24-year-old man from Beaverton has been charged with robbery after police responded to an alleged theft at a Woodstock business.
Shortly before 4 p.m. on April 2, Woodstock Police responded to a 911 call from a Norwich Avenue business.
According to police, a man entered the business through the front door and proceeded directly to the prescription drop-off counter. The man was allegedly carrying a hammer and duffle bag. Police say the man demanded prescription narcotics.
A woman reportedly stood at the front of the business as a lookout.
Police say the man and woman left the business and got into a car fleeing South on Norwich Avenue.
According to police, citizens observed the duo running to a vehicle and took photos.
Woodstock Police sent out a broadcast to other police services with information about the suspects and vehicle.
On April 3, shortly after midnight, Durham Regional Police officers reportedly located the suspect vehicle and the two suspects. Woodstock Police attended Durham Region and arrested both parties.
Jordan Kruger, age 24, of Beaverton and Dawn Briggs, age 25 were charged with robbery. Both appeared in Ontario Court in the City of Woodstock for a bail hearing on April 3 and were held in custody.
Police recovered the narcotics which have a street value of $60,000.
The Woodstock Police Service would like thank the members of the public who assisted with this investigation. Anyone with information about this investigation to contact police at 519-537-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 421-TIPS (8477) or toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).