Man accused of impaired driving with loaded gun in Mississauga: Peel police

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Through its Festive Ride Program, Peel police have issued several charges to a Toronto man; including impaired driving and possession of a firearm.

Police say the man was stopped Saturday morning at 1:00 a.m. during a spot check in the area of Dixie and North Service Rd in Mississauga.

After suspecting the driver of impairment a subsequent search led to police allegedly finding a loaded firearm.

The 27-year-old Toronto man is facing the following charges:

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Careless Storage of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Impaired Operation - Blood Alcohol Content over 80mgs

Peel police say the man was held for a bail hearing and was scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in the City of Brampton on Saturday.

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