Man charged after police find loaded gun inside car near Pearson Airport in Mississauga

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Published October 13, 2021 at 2:17 pm

A Mississauga man is facing firearms and drug charges after police found a loaded gun inside a parked car near Pearson Airport late last night. 

Peel Regional Police say patrol officers discovered the weapon in addition to an amount of drugs after investigating a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot near Derry Rd. E. and Maxwell Rd., just west of the airport, at 11:10 p.m. 

Jasdeep Dhindsa, 28, is charged with: 

  • knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm
  • occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was a firearm
  • breach of release order (two counts)
  • possession for the purpose of trafficking (two counts)

He appeared in Brampton court earlier today for a bail hearing.  

Anyone with additional information is asked to call investigators at the 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453–2121, ext. 1233, or Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. 

 

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