Traffic Stop Leads To Seizure of Loaded Semi-Automatic Firearm

Posted On Saturday April 04, 2020

Region of Peel – Officers from 11 Division have charged three men and woman with firearms related offences in Mississauga.

On Friday April 3, 2020 at approximately 11:50 a.m., uniform officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Argentia Road and Winston Churchill Boulevard in the City of Mississauga.

During the course of their investigation officers located a loaded, modified .22 calibre automatic, ammunition, and a small a quantity of ammunition in the vehicle

Jamal Hill, a 31-year-old man from Mississauga was charged with the following seven firearms related charges and a drug charge:

1)      Unauthorized Possesseion of Firearm

2)      Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm

3)      Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing there was Firearm

4)      Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm

5)      Careless Storage of a Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition

6)      Unauthorized Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Weapon

7)      Possession jof Weapon for Dangerous Purpose

8)      Having Care and Control of a Vehicle or Boat with Cannabis Readily Available.

Tremaine Whitfield, a 21-year-old man from Brampton was charged with seven firearms related charges and one count of Fail to Comply with Recognizance.

Niyo Hill, a 21-year-old man from Brampton was charged with seven firearms related offences and a breach; Fail to Comply with Release Order.

Jade Worrall, a 22-year-old woman from Toronto was charged with seven firearms related offences.

All four were held for bail hearings and will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in the City of Brampton on Saturday April 4, 2020.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators with the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905)453-2121 ext. 1133. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.

For media inquiries, please contact the on-duty Media Relations Officer at (905) 453-2121, ext. 4027. 

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