UPDATE - Gould Avenue robbery

UPDATE – Gould Avenue robbery

Following a news release issued on Monday January 12th, two additional men face charges as a result of a North Bay Police investigation into a robbery that took place on Saturday evening at a residence on Gould Avenue.

At approximately 1:53 p.m. on Tuesday January 13th, the two accused turned themselves in to the North Bay Courthouse where North Bay Police executed warrants for their arrest.

Thomas Joseph Friday, age 29, of North Bay and Caleb Joseph Laronde, age 27, of North Bay were both charged with:
• one count of disguise with intent;
• one count of personating peace officer;
• one count of break, enter and commit;
• one count of assault with a weapon; and
• one count of robbery with violence.

The two men each face two additional counts of break, enter and commit in connection to two break and enters that took place at a Front Street residence. (See original report of this occurrence in news release issued on Wednesday January 7th.)

It is alleged that between the December 27th and 30th, 2014, the men forced their way into the residence while the occupants were away, leaving with many items including guitars and jewellery. They then returned to the same residence sometime between December 30th and 31st, 2014, leaving with another guitar and headphones.

Both men were held in custody, awaiting bail hearings scheduled for today (Wednesday January 14th, 2015).