Loaded gun and cocaine found in a traffic stop in Brampton


Published February 7, 2023 at 8:15 am

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A Brampton man faces several charges after a gun, cocaine and cash were found in a traffic stop.

Officers stopped a vehicle near Torbram Road and North Park Drive in Brampton around 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 5, Peel Regional Police say in a press release.

Police say they found a loaded nine millimetre Glock firearm, cocaine and Canadian cash during a search of the vehicle.

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Nicholas Hare, 29, from Brampton is charged with the following offences:

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was a firearm
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine
  • Drive vehicle with cannabis readily available

Anyone with information about this matter can contact the 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-3311, ext. 2133. Information may also be left anonymously through Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or visit peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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