Search Warrant Results In Two Arrests and Seizure Of Firearm

Posted On Sunday February 11, 2024

Region of Peel – Investigators from the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau have arrested and charged a Mississauga man and a Brampton woman with firearms-related offences.

On February 11, 2024, Investigators executed a search warrant at a Brampton residence- locating a loaded firearm and ammunition.  

Chessen Johnston, a 28-year-old man from Mississauga, has been charged with the following offences: 

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm 
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited Firearm
  • Fail to Comply with Release Order
  • Possession of a Firearm Contrary to Order

Shaqayeq Mezbani, a 24-year-old woman from Brampton, has been charged with the following offences: 

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm 
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited Firearm

At the time of his arrest, Chessen Johnston was on a 10-year firearms prohibition order since 2019 and was out on bail for Robbery with a Firearm since 2023.  

Both individuals were held for a special bail hearing. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators  (905) 453-2121 ext. 2233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca

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