2 Charged After Mississauga Traffic Stop Leads to Gun, Drugs

Published March 6, 2018 at 1:44 pm


Drugs and guns have been seized during a Mississauga traffic stop by Peel police and two men are facing charges.

The stop took place on March 4 at 12 a.m. near Airport Rd. and Hwy. 409.

Police allegedly found a black 9mm pistol in the front compartment of the vehicle.

Musaf Yusuf, 23, of Brampton, and Ahmed Abukar, 21, of Toronto, were arrested and charged with several drug-related offences.

In addition, they’re facing these counts: unauthorized possession of a firearm; careless storage of firearm; weapon; prohibited device or ammunition; possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose; carrying concealed weapon; unauthorized possession of prohibited or restricted weapon; occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was firearm; possession of a prohibited device or ammunition knowing its possession is unauthorized; possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the 21 Division criminal investigation bureau at (905) 453-2121 ext. 2133. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca, or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word “PEEL” and then your tip.

Photo courtesy of Peel Regional Police

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