Traffic Stop Leads to Firearm Seizure

Posted On Thursday May 09, 2024

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

On May 3, 2024, Officers from the STEP team conducted a traffic stop in the area of Kennedy Road and Clarence Street in the city of Brampton. An investigation into the vehicle and the driver resulted in police locating a loaded Taurus G2 9mm firearm. The driver was arrested and charged with several firearms offences.

Dy’Quan YOUNG, a 21-year-old man from Burlington, is charged with the following offences:

  • CC 92(2) Possession of a Prohibited Device or Ammunition Knowing Its Possession is Unauthorized
  • CC 92(1) Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • CC 94(1) Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing there was Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Weapon
  • CC 95(1) Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  • CC 117.01(1) Possession of Firearm, etc. Contrary to Order
  • CC 108(1)(A) Tampering with serial number of firearm
  • LLCA 42(1)(A) Driving motor vehicle with open container of liquor
  • CDSA 5(2) Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Fentanyl
  • CDSA 5(2) Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine
  • HTA 78.1(1) Drive – hand held communication device
  • CCA 12(1) Drive vehicle with cannabis readily available

Dy’Quan was held for bail hearings 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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