Handgun and ammunition seized in a Brampton drug bust
Published October 21, 2022 at 10:22 pm
A Glock pistol, 187 rounds of ammunition and drugs were found in a Brampton bust.
The bust, involving the Tactical Unit, was in the Airport Road and Castlemore Road area in Brampton on today (Oct. 21), Peel Regional Police said in a press release. Police didn’t say if it was a home or businesses that was searched.
Officers seized a Glock 23 .40 calibre firearm with twenty rounds in the magazine and one in the chamber, an extended magazine with a 22 round capacity, 187 rounds of ammunition, and 6.6 pounds of marijuana.
Hardil Kanwal, a 21-year-old man from Brampton, faces the following charges:
- Knowledge of unauthorized possession of a restricted firearm
- Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm
- Knowledge of the unauthorized possession of a prohibited device
- Possession for the purpose of distributing
Kanwal was held for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.
Anyone with any information on this incident should contact investigators at 905-453-2121, extension 3515. Or contact Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.