Loaded Firearm Located During Traffic Stop

Posted On Tuesday February 07, 2023
Canadian Currency
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Region of Peel – Uniform Officers from 21 Division have charged a 29-year-old Brampton man with firearm and drug-related offences.

On Sunday, February 5, 2023, at approximately 9:30 p.m., 21 Division Uniform Officers investigated a vehicle near Torbram Road and North Park Drive in the City of Brampton.

As a result of the investigation, police located a loaded 9mm Glock firearm, a quantity of cocaine, and an amount of Canadian currency.  Nicholas Hare, a 29-year-old man from Brampton, was held pending a bail hearing and charged with the following alleged offences:

· Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm

· Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm

· Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing there was a Firearm

· Carrying Concealed Weapon

· Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

· Drive vehicle with cannabis readily available

Anyone with information about this matter can contact the 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-3311, ext. 2133. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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N/R: 23-040
Inc: PR23-0042013

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