Car Crash Leads to Gun-Related Charges in Mississauga

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A Montreal man is facing firearm-related charges following a vehicle collision in Mississauga.

Peel police say that on Monday, August 6 at approximately 6:00 a.m., officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision at Hurontario Street and Square One Drive.

Police allege that during the collision investigation, a firearm and several rounds of ammunition were located inside the vehicle.

The driver was subsequently arrested.

Police say 41-year-old Montreal man Adelard Maxis has been charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, careless storage of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition, occupant of a motor vehicle knowing there was a firearm and more.

The accused was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators with the 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 1233.

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