Four Brampton teens busted in stolen car with fake gun: police

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Published April 14, 2023 at 2:03 pm

A group of teens from Brampton are facing charges after allegedly getting caught riding around in a stolen vehicle with a fake gun.

The Caledon OPP says officers were working on an investigation in the area of Mayfield Rd. and Creditview Rd. in the Town of Caledon around 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday (April 12).

That’s when police say officers saw four individuals enter a local business and witnessed “unusual activity” by the suspects.

Police investigated and said the quartet were riding in a vehicle that had been reported stolen outside of Caledon in March. Officers also found a replica firearm inside the vehicle along with several knives and other items, police said.

An 18-year-old, two 16-year-olds and a 15-year-old, all from Brampton, were arrested by the Caledon OPP.
Police have charged Judah Jones, 18, of Brampton with one count of possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.

A 15-year-old and two 16-year-olds, also from Brampton, have been charged by police with one count each of possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000. The names of the three minors charged in this incident can not be named due to a general provision of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

The accused are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville at a later date. None of the allegations have been proven in court.

Anyone with information about this incident or who witnesses any suspicious activity in your neighbourhood can report it by calling 9-1-1.

You can also provide information anonymously by contacting Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.peelcrimestroppers.ca. When you contact Crime Stoppers, you stay anonymous, and you never have to testify in court.

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