Pharmacy Robbery Update


On December 6, 2017, at approximately 4:40 pm, two males entered the Wellington Pharmacy wearing balaclavas and one of the suspects carried a machete.

During the robbery a quantity of medication was stolen and the suspects fled the scene on foot. Fortunately no one was injured during the robbery.

At this time, due to the ongoing investigation, one of the suspects in the robbery has been identified.

Currently a warrant exists for the arrest of Nicholas Cottrelle (38 years of age) of London, Ontario. He is wanted for the following charges:

  1. Armed Robbery

  2. Disguise with Intent

  3. Possession of Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose

  4. Conspiracy to Commit and Indictable Offence

If you do encounter this person or know where he is you are pleased asked not to approach him, as he may be dangerous, but rather contact the police at 911.

If you do have any information on Cottrelle’s whereabouts or any information related to the robbery please contact the Sarnia Police Service Criminal Investigation Branch at 519-344-8861, extension 5300 or you can contact Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Please find Cottrelle’s photo attached below.


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