Traffic Stop Results in Loaded Firearm

Posted On Saturday January 22, 2022

Region of Peel – As a result of a traffic stop in Mississauga, officers in 12 Division located a loaded firearm, and with assistance from investigators with the Criminal Investigation Bureau, numerous firearms related charges have been laid.

On Thursday, January 20, 2022, at approximately 7:15 p.m., officers were patrolling the area of Elia Avenue and Acorn Place in Mississauga when they conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle.

As a result of their investigation, officers located a loaded Glock 27 firearm and ammunition.

Leroy Brown, a 29-year-old man from the City of Toronto, is charged with the following offences: 

  • Obstruct Peace Officer
  • Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition (x 2)
  • Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  • Possess Firearm with Altered Serial Number
  • Disobey Stop Sign – Fail to Stop
  • Drive Under Suspension

Leroy Brown was held for a bail hearing and appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on Friday, January 21, 2022.

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at the 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453–2121, extension 1233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). 

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