Three people face charges, with more pending, after a bank was robbed on Alta Vista Drive Tuesday.
Just after 11 a.m., two males, one armed with a firearm, entered a bank in the 2700 block of Alta Vista Drive and demanded money. The suspects fled in a vehicle with an undisclosed amount of cash. At approximately 11:27 a.m., plainclothes Ottawa police officers observed a suspect vehicle in the area of Brewer Park and arrested three people, who they believe may have been involved in other bank robberies. Additional charges are pending.
Normand Oscar Sigouin, 47, of Gatineau, faces three accounts of each robbery and pointing a firearm and one count of each wearing a disguise, conspiracy to commit an indictable offence and use a firearm in a commission of an offence.
Christine Karen Osside, 45, of Ottawa, is charged with three counts of robbery and one count of conspiracy to commit an indictable offence and Andre Omer Mayer, 51, of no fixed address, is charged with three counts of robbery and pointing a firearm, two counts of fail to comply with a probation order and one count of wear a disguise and conspiracy to commit an indictable offence.
All three appeared in court Wednesday.