Handgun, Taser and drugs seized after argument gets ugly in Brampton

Published March 20, 2023 at 3:47 pm

A Brampton man is facing drug and firearm charges after police say a shouting match got physical on Friday.

Around 11:35 a.m. on March 17, Peel Regional Police say two people got into an argument at a residence near Chinguacousy Road and Williams Parkway in Brampton.

But police say the verbal exchange turned into a physical struggle one of the individuals had a firearm.

A 24-year-old from Brampton was arrested and police say they searched a residence in Brampton and found a Glock 19 handgun, ammunition, a Taser, and a large quantity of drugs.

Michael Ramos, 24, of Brampton has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a loaded Restricted firearm without a license
  • Carry Concealed Weapon and Possession of a Firearm knowing serial number defaced
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance

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.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call investigators at the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453–2121, extension 2233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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