Hamilton, Ontario,

Robbery Suspect Charged

The Hamilton Police BEAR Unit has continued to investigate the robbery of a Busy Bee Convenience Store on March 3, 2019. The suspect has been identified and arrested. Two search warrants were executed and a firearm was located. The suspect appeared in court on Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

On Sunday, March 3, 2019, shortly before 4:30 p.m., a male suspect attended the Busy Bee Convenience located at 1528 Barton Street East. The suspect selected merchandise and approached the clerk at the counter. The suspect then reached into his pocket and produced a firearm. A demand was made for money from the clerk. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency before fleeing the scene.

Through investigation, police were able to identify the suspect. On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, shortly after 11:30 a.m., the suspect was arrested by the Hamilton Police Service in the area of Melvin Avenue and Parkdale Avenue, Hamilton.

Hamilton Police have executed two search warrants at locations related to the suspect. Police have recovered the firearm believed to have been used in the robbery; a pellet gun modified to fire 9 mm ammunition.

David Hachey has appeared at the John Sopinka Courthouse today to answer to robbery and several firearm-related charges.



  • David Hachey, male 31-years-of-age from Hamilton


  • Robbery with firearm
  • Wear disguise with intent
  • Use firearm during the commission of an offence
  • Possession contrary to order X6

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Detective Sergeant Torrie at 905-546-2991 or Detective Frank De Vuono at 905-546-8937.


To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com