Suspect Arrested for Armed Home Invasion and Two Additional Robberies

Posted On Saturday April 13, 2024

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Central Robbery Bureau have charged a man in connection to an armed home invasion that occurred in Brampton.

It is alleged that on November 25, 2023, four suspects attended a residence near Sandalwood Parkway and McLaughlin Road, in Brampton. The suspects used force to enter the residence and, once inside, made demands for money and property. During the home invasion, a shot was fired by one of the suspects, and one of the occupants was struck and assaulted with the firearm and sustained injuries that required medical attention. The suspects obtained a quantity of property and fled the residence.  

After an extensive investigation, investigators determined one of the suspects was also responsible for two other robberies.

It is alleged that on January 23, 2024, a victim was seated in their vehicle in a parking lot near Mavis Road and Dundas Street, Mississauga.The suspect approached on foot, armed with a firearm, and made demands for money. The victim was struck in the head with the gun as the suspect searched the vehicle for valuables. A quantity of property and vehicle keys were stolen, and the suspect fled on foot. The victim sustained minor physical injuries as a result of the robbery.  

Further, police allege that on March 6, 2024, two victims prearranged to meet the suspect near McLaughlin Road and Ray Lawson Boulevard, Brampton. Upon meeting, the suspect produced a handgun and made demands for the victim’s vehicle. One victim was struck head with the gun, resulting in minor physical injuries. 

The suspects fled on foot and did not obtain any property or the vehicle.

On April 10, 2024, police located a suspect in Brampton. During the arrest, the suspect was found to be in possession of a loaded 9mm firearm with ammunition.

Tyrese Williams, a 24-year-old from Bampton, has been charged with the following: 

  • Robbery with a Firearm
  • Wearing a Disguise x3
  • Robbery x2
  • Using an Imitation Firearm x2
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited Firearm
  • Possession of a Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime

He was held in custody for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice on April 11. 

At the time of his arrest, Tyrese Williams was bound by a weapons prohibition stemming from previous convictions for robbery with the specific condition not to possess any weapons.  

Investigators previously charged two other suspects, Jessiah Farrell and Kashaun Grenier, in relation to the same home invasion.

This investigation remains ongoing, and police anticipate more charges could be laid.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators with the Central Robbery Bureau at (905)453-2121 ext. 3410. 

Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca

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

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