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Two Men Charged After Alleged Armed Robbery In The Coboconk Area

KAWARTHA LAKES-Two men are facing charges after an alleged armed robbery in the Coboconk area.

Police say on June, 19, 2021, just after 8:00 a.m., officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in the Coboconk area. The complainants called 9-1-1 after they were robbed with a weapon upon arriving at their destination by two individuals who had followed them in another vehicle according to police.

A short time later, officers were able to locate and arrest both suspects.

As a result of the investigation, Garrett Upton, 27 years of age, of Minden Hills, has been charged with:

  • Armed Robbery
  • Mischief Under $5,000

Taylor Reid, 30 years of age, of Scarborough, has been charged with armed robbery.

The accused parties are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay on July 29, 2021.

Members of the public are reminded to be cautious and aware of their surroundings at all times. Report suspicious or unlawful activity to OPP at 1-888-310-1122.


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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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