Monroe man charged with armed robbery after demanding cash and pills from Canton Pharmacy

John Samuel Dooley III, 41, of Monroe. Mug shot courtesy of Canton Police. 

A 41-year-old Monroe man has been charged in connection with an armed robbery at a pharmacy in Canton back in June.

John Samuel Dooley III was arraigned on felony counts of armed robbery, felon in possession of a firearm, and felony firearm after he was arrested for the incident. 

Dooley robbed the Devz Pharmacy in Canton on June 25 around 1:30 p.m. when he walked into the business and pointed a gun at the clerk. 

He demanded pills and cash from the worker before exiting the business and driving off in a silver SUV that was parked nearby.

No one was injured during the robbery.

Dooley was arraigned this week on the felonies. He was also charged as a habitual offender with the incident being his second. 

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His bond was set at $250,000/10% cash. HIs next court appearance is scheduled for Sept. 23 in Plymouth.

Canton police worked with detectives in the Dearborn Heights Police Department on the case after they began investigating a similar robbery.