Proactive Patrol Leads to Firearm Seizure

Posted On Monday June 03, 2024

Region of Peel - Officers from the Strategic Tactical Enforcement Policing (STEP) team located a loaded firearm and laid numerous firearm-related charges.

On June 1, 2024, at 9:40 p.m., officers from the STEP team investigated two individuals in the area of Rutherford Road & Glidden Road in the City of Brampton. As a result of this investigation, a loaded Ruger P90 45 Calibre Semi-Automatic Handgun was located and seized.

Romeo Gouldbourne, a 39-year-old man from Toronto, was arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  • Carrying Concealed Weapon
  • Having Liquor in Open Container in Unauthorized Place

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

Anyone with information about this matter can contact the Specialized Enforcement Bureau at (905) 453-2121, extension 3504. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or visiting

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