Mississauga man and Brampton woman facing drug and firearm charges

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Published July 31, 2021 at 11:08 pm

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Charges have been laid against two people, one from Brampton and one from Mississauga, following a recent investigation at a Mississauga motel.

On Friday, July 30, S.T.E.P. (Strategic Tactical Enforcement Program) investigators and members of Peel Police’s Tactical Team executed a search warrant at a motel room in the area of Hurontario Street and Derry Road.

“During the execution of the warrant, police arrested a man and woman who were in possession of 29 grams of fentanyl, 12 grams of cocaine, 270 grams of Methamphetamine, a sawed off rifle and ammunition,” said police.

44 year old Mississauga man Rishi Bhatt and 34 year old Brampton woman Siobhan Dobson were arrested.

Both suspects are facing charges for unauthorized possession of a firearm and possession for the purpose of trafficking fentanyl, methamphetamine and a controlled substance.

Bhatt was held for a bail hearing while Dobson has been released with a court date scheduled for October 28, 2021.

Photo: Peel police handout

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