Nelson City Police

Two Nelson Men Arrested for Armed Robbery

On June 30, 2021, Nelson Police Department were alerted to a Robbery which had occurred late
on June 29, 2021.
It is alleged that the victim was robbed by two adult males, near the 800 block of Vernon St,
Nelson. Both males were armed with weapons, one with a knife and the other with a firearm. The
victim’s pants were stripped down during the incident as the suspects were searching for hidden
money. The victim was uninjured during the altercation. All persons were known to each other.
Nelson Police were able to located both males a short time later and recover some of the victim’s
One of the suspects was found in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine and fentanyl that
was consistent with being for the purpose of trafficking.
A 22-year-old Nelson male and a 24-year-old Nelson male have been jointly charged with:
Commit Robbery where a Firearm is used s. 344(1)(a.1) CC
Pointing a Firearm 87(1) CC
Carry/have in their possession weapons/firearm s.88(2) CC
Possession weapon for dangerous purpose s. 88(1) CC
The 22-year-old has also been charged with:
Possession of the Purpose of Trafficking s. 5(2) CDSA
Both males have been remanded into custody until their next court date on July 5, 2021