Three suspected robbers have cases set over to new year

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Gough, Smith and Bungay to spend Christmas in jail

Three people in jail for reportedly committing robberies in the metro area have all had their cases postponed until the new year.

Alexandra Faye Hollohan-Gough, Mitchell Rodney Smith and Jeannine Monica Bungay were all scheduled for bail hearings in provincial court Tuesday.

Instead, all three agreed to stay in jail over the Christmas holidays and will have their cases recalled in court next month.

Gough, 18, was arrested Saturday in connection with three robberies — at Marie’s Mini Mart on Crosbie Road Dec. 5, and at Marie’s Mini Mart in Paradise, near Octagon Pond, and at an Esso gas station on Torbay Road, both on Dec. 10.

She’s charged with robbery, two counts of attempted robbery and three counts of having a weapon dangerous to the public.

She’s due back in court Jan. 8.

Smith, 24, faces nine charges — three counts each of armed robbery, having his face masked and possessing a weapon (a knife) dangerous to the public.

The first robbery happened Oct. 30 at the Circle K Irving on the Trans-Canada Highway, just went of Pitts Memorial Drive, Marie’s Mini Mart on Topsail Road on

Nov. 4 and Marie’s Mini Mart on Fowler’s Road in Conception Bay South on Nov. 14.

He’s due back in court Jan. 9.

Bungay, 27, is suspected in two robberies — CJ’s Convenience in Foxtrap on Dec. 6 and For Your Convenience store in C.B.S. on May 21.

She faces five charges in connection with the Dec. 6 incident — armed robbery, being disguised with intent to commit a crime, possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose and two counts of breaching court orders.

She’s pleaded not guilty to the May robbery.

She’ll face all charges when her case is called again Jan. 6.

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Organizations: Mini Mart, Esso, Trans-Canada Highway

Geographic location: Crosbie Road, Paradise, Octagon Pond Torbay Road Topsail Road Conception Bay South Foxtrap C.B.S.

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