Search Warrant Results in Arrest and Seized Replica Firearm

Posted On Wednesday March 22, 2023

Region of Peel – Officers from the Peel Regional Police 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) arrested and charged a Georgetown resident and seized a replica firearm following a threatening incident in Mississauga.

On March 14, 2023, Uniform officers responded to a threatening call-for-service in Mississauga, where it was believed that someone had allegedly brandished a firearm.

On March 20, 2023, officers from 12 Division CIB, with the assistance of PRP Tactical, executed a Criminal Code search warrant for a vehicle and a residence in Georgetown, which yielded a quantity of illicit drugs, prohibited weapons and a replica firearm/BB Gun. In addition, the suspect was found breaching multiple conditions of his previous release along with a weapons prohibition order.  

Zenon Squire, a 30-year-old man from Georgetown, was arrested and held in custody for a bail hearing before the Ontario Court of Justice. He has been charged with the following alleged Criminal Code offences:  

  • Point Firearm
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Utter Threats 
  • Fail to Comply with Release Order
  • Breach of Weapons Prohibition 
  • Possession of a Prohibited Weapon

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact investigators with the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121 extension 2233. Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visiting

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N/R #23-086
Inc. PR23-008469

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