An Oshawa man was taken into custody on Monday, charged with eight convenience store robberies that all took place in a matter of 48 hours in Oshawa & Whitby over the weekend.
Police depended on several in-store security camera videos to be able to make the arrest. "In the majority of cases we had good video, which helped us do our job," Sgt. McCurbin said.
The robberies began on Friday afternoon and continued until Sunday night. Stores that were hit were:
- The convenience store in the Brock Street South Plaza in Whitby at 2:20 p.m. Friday
- A Mac's Milk store at Rossland Road at Wilson in Oshawa at 3:20 a.m. Saturday
- A Mac's on Grandview Drive in Oshawa at 4 a.m. Sunday
- Mac's on Park Road South at Gibb Street in Oshawa at 6:15 a.m. Sunday
- A store on Annapolis Avenue in Oshawa at 11 a.m. Sunday
- The Market Basket store on Sawdon Drive in Whitby at 3:15 p.m. Sunday
- A convenience store on Wilson Road South in Oshawa at 3:45 p.m. Sunday
- Mac's on Simcoe Street North in Oshawa at 10 p.m. Sunday