Surrey man one of three arrested in Vancouver pot shop robbery

Police still looking for woman in connection with Oct. 16 armed robbery

Three arrests

VANCOUVER — A Surrey resident is one of three men arrested for a Vancouver marijuana shop robbery.

The Stressed and Depressed marijuana store at 1353 E 41st Avenue was robbed on Oct. 16. Police say three men and one woman armed with guns took cash and products, and a staffer was assaulted.

The Surrey RCMP and Delta Police raided two homes in Surrey and one in Delta on Oct. 22, arresting three men. The woman has not yet been located.

Cory Robert Ulmer Brown, 20, of Surrey has been charged with robbery with violence (firearm), pointing a firearm, using a firearm during the commission of an indictable offence and unauthorized possession of a firearm.

Hosea Smith, 26, of Calgary is charged with robbery with violence (firearm) and assault.

Darnel Matsui, 28, from Medicine Hat, is charged with robbery with violence (firearm), pointing a firearm, uttering threats, using a firearm during the commission of an indictable offence, and unauthorized possession of a firearm.

tom.zytaruk@thenownewspaper.com

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