Gun and drug charges for Toronto man after bust in Brampton

Published May 4, 2023 at 12:32 pm

A Toronto man has been charged with gun and drug offences after an investigation into a suspicious vehicle in Brampton last night (May 3).

Around 10:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Peel Regional Police say officers were investigating a vehicle in the parking lot of a residential building in the area of Knightsbridge Rd. and Central Park Dr. in Brampton.

Police say they found a loaded 9mm handgun and drugs during the investigation and arrested a 25-year-old man from Toronto.

Police have charged Tahje Frederick, 25, of Toronto with:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (two counts)
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  • Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing there was a Firearm
  • Possession of Firearm, Contrary to Order

Police say the accused was held for a bail hearing and appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton. None of the allegations have been proven in court.

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