Burlington Man Charged With Firearm Offences

Posted On Tuesday February 06, 2024

Region of Peel – Officers from the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau have charged an 18-year-old man from Burlington with firearm-related offences. 

On February 3, 2024, at approximately 12:45 a.m., Peel Police responded to a disturbance in the area of Destination Drive and Dubonet Drive in Mississauga. The suspect had left the area upon police arrival; however, he was located a short time later and arrested with the assistance of Halton police. As a result of the investigation, a loaded compact Glock 43 9mm handgun was seized with nine rounds of ammunition.

Ahmad Farooq, an 18-year-old man from Burlington, has been charged with the following offences:

  • Utter Threat to Damage Property
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was a firearm
  • Possession of a Prohibited Device or Ammunition for a Dangerous Purpose

He was held for a bail hearing and will attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the 11 Division’s Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121, extension 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 Public and Media Relations Officer at 905-453-2121, extension 4027.

Subscribe to us on YouTube and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

N/R # 24-035

Inc. #PR240040100 

Peel Regional Police – A Safer Community Together

Contact Us