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Suspect From Robbery Arrested

Media Release



Broadcast Time:        12:35 PM                        Date: January 16, 2023

On January 10, 2023, at approximately 6:00 AM, Sarnia Police responded to a gas bar in the 1600 block of London Line regarding a robbery that had taken place. During the robbery the suspect was in possession of a firearm and made off with a quantity of cash and other items.

As a result of the investigation a suspect was identified and a warrant was requested to search the residence of the accused for any evidence to substantiate the robbery.

The warrant was executed on January 13, 2023, with members of the Emergency Response Team and Criminal Investigation Branch making entry. The search of the residence located the accused along with evidence from the robbery and the replica handgun that was determined to be a pellet gun.

The accused, Denise Ellen McKaig, 45 years of age, of Sarnia, has been charged as follows:

  1. One count of robbery using a firearm
  2. One count of pointing a firearm
  3. One count of disguise with intent
  4. One count of using a firearm while committing an offence

Currently McKaig remains in custody pending a bail hearing.

We would like to thank the public for their assistance in this matter.



Constable Giovanni Sottosanti

Media Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861, extension 6168

Email: [email protected]