Mississauga man accused of stealing guns


Published June 14, 2022 at 9:38 pm

A 30-year-old Mississauga resident appeared in court on Tuesday to answer to firearm charges in connection with a theft of “a number of firearms” in Simcoe, Ont., about 2½ months ago.

According to police, the Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement team (ROPE) of the Ontario Provincial Police arrested the accused at a residence in Mississauga on Monday. The aofficers were acting in response to an investigation by the Haldimand-Norfolk Community Street Crime Unit into a commercial break-and-enter on Queensway West in Simcoe in the early hours of April 3.

“It was determined that an unknown individual forcibly gained entry into the business and removed a number of firearms,” Norfolk County OPP says.

Ty William Miller, 30, was scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Simcoe on Tuesday.

Miller is accused of:

  • Breaking and entering to steal a firearm,
  • Possession of weapon obtained by commission of offence
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm;
  • Possession contrary to order.

Simcoe is a community of about 14,000 in Norfolk County. It is located about a 45-minute drive southwest of Hamilton.

The investigation is continuing. If anyone has any information, they are being asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at helpsolvecrime.com, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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