Traffic Stop Results in Drugs and a Loaded Firearm

Posted On Tuesday January 18, 2022

Region of Peel – Officers from the Peel Regional Police 21 Division Uniform Patrol with the assistance of 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau have charged a Brampton man with firearm and drug related offences.

On Sunday, January 16, 2022, at approximately 5:30 a.m., officers from 21 Division uniform patrol conducted a traffic stop in relation to a suspected impaired driver in the area of Clarkway Drive and Castle Oaks Crossing, in the City of Brampton.

As a result, officers seized a loaded 9 mm Smith and Wesson semi-automatic firearm and a quantity of illegal drugs.

Jonathan Pardassie, a 27-year-old man from Brampton, was charged with the following offences:

  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Occupant of Motor vehicle Knowing there was a Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon
  • Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking

Johnathan Pardassie was held for a bail hearing and appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact investigators with the 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121 extension 2133. Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by visiting

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Inc: PR220017750

N/R: 22-014

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