Loaded gun seized outside a strip club in Mississauga

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Published July 2, 2024 at 9:00 am

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Police seized a loaded gun outside a strip club in Mississauga.

The gun, with an extended magazine, was found after police searched a vehicle under the Liquor Licence and Control Act on Saturday (June 29), Peel Regional Police said in a press release today (July 2).

The vehicle was in the Enterprise Road and Atlantic Drive area, which is the location of Cafe Atlantis, a well-known strip club near Pearson Airport.

This isn’t the first time a weapon has been seized in the area. Earlier this year a gun and drugs were seized outside the club.

Courtney De’Irish, a 29-year-old man from Nova Scotia, is charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, careless storage of a firearm, possession of a loaded firearm, unauthorized possession of a loaded device, occupant of a motor vehicle knowing there was a firearm, and having care/control of a motor vehicle with an open container of liquor.

He was held for a bail hearing and appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

Anyone with information about this matter can contact the Specialized Enforcement Bureau at (905) 453-2121, extension 3504. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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