Impaired driving call leads police to seize loaded firearm in Mississauga

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A Mississauga man is facing numerous charges following a recent police investigation on Saturday morning.

At 7:38 a.m. on February 13, officers attended a possible impaired driving call in the area of Rathburn Road East and Central Parkway East in Mississauga.

The driver was arrested for Operating a Vehicle While Impaired.

“Further investigation led to police seizing a loaded black and silver Ruger SR9 9mm, prohibited, semi-automatic handgun and a quantity of a substance believed to be cocaine,” police said.

41 year old Mississauga man Rakeshwar Kisun is charged with the following:

  • Operating a Vehicle While Impaired
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing There Was a Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  • Possession of Firearm, Contrary to Order
  • Possess Firearm with Altered Serial Number
  • Failure or Refusal to Comply With Demand
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance - Cocaine

Kisun was held for a bail hearing and appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton the same day.

Photo: Peel police handout

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