Back in February, Gleichen RCMP were on patrol when they witnessed an armed robbery outside the Gleichen Liquor Store on Main Street. 

Mounties saw a man leave the liquor store carrying a bottle of vodka and being followed by a store employee. 

The man then pulled a knife on the employee and headed northbound towards a residential area. 

Police followed and arrested the man, and they found various drugs and weapons in his possession, including methamphetamine and fentanyl. 

32-year-old Justin Brett Decoux, a resident of Lloydminster, was charged with the following: 

  • Robbery 
  • Uttering threats 
  • Possession of a controlled substance (x2) 
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose (x3) 
  • Possession of ammunition while prohibited 
  • Possession of an explosive substance while prohibited 
  • Possession of a weapon while prohibited 

Decoux was remanded into custody after a judicial hearing and will appear in the Cochrane Court of Justice on April 9. 

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