Mississauga man charged with impaired driving, possession of loaded firearm

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Published August 2, 2022 at 2:18 pm

A Mississauga man is facing numerous charges following a police investigation on Monday afternoon (August 1st).

At 4:34 p.m., officers were called for a possible impaired driver at a plaza in the area of Dixie and Rathburn Road.


“During the investigation, police located a Glock 9mm firearm with ammunition, a quantity of Canadian currency, as well as a quantity of narcotics within the vehicle,” said police.

The driver, 26 year old Mississauga man Viren Sarin, is charged with:

  • Operation while impaired
  • Careless storage of firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon
  • Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm
  • Possession of a controlled substance
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking

He was held for a bail hearing and appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton today, August 2nd.

Photo: Peel Regional Police handout

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