Former MRU student president charged in bank robbery

March 1, 2012 | By | Reply More

Meghan Melnyk facing multiple charges

former mru student president charged

Meghan Melnyk arrested soon after alleged robbery

Meghan Melnyk, the former president of the Mount Royal University student union, has been arrested and charged in connection with a bank robbery in the southeast on February 29.

The alleged robbery occurred at just after 1:30 p.m., at the Servus Credit Union in the 5300 block of 68 Ave S.E.  Police allege that Melnyk approached the teller and produced a note demanding cash.  The note also said that she had a weapon.

She was allegedly given an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the bank.  Staff at the bank were able to get her licence plate and, with the assistance of HAWC2, the car was found and Melnyk was taken into custody by members of the tactical team.

Meghan Darcy Melnyk, 27, 0f Calgary, has been charged with robbery, possession of a prohibited weapon, and committing an indictable offence while disguised.  Outstanding warrants for fraud, uttering forged documents and breach of probation were also executed on Meghan Melnyk.

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