Brampton man arrested after gun seized during traffic stop in Mississauga


Published January 21, 2023 at 2:03 pm

Police have charged a Brampton man with firearm offences after an overnight traffic stop in Mississauga.

At 1:15 a.m. on Saturday, officers investigated a vehicle in the area of Torbram Road and Derry Road East and seized a Bersa Thunder 380 firearm.

27-year-old Brampton man Osman Sillah, who police say was already on a release order due to a similar incident in November 2021, was arrested.

He is charged with:

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Obstruct peace officer
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon
  • Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition knowing its possession is unauthorized
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Careless storage of firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition
  • Possession of firearm, contrary to order
  • Fail to comply with release order

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

Photo courtesy of Peel Regional Police

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