Mississauga OPP respond to person pointing gun on Highway 401, charges laid

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Published August 9, 2022 at 12:32 pm

Charges have been laid after Mississauga OPP responded to a weapons-related incident today.

Police responded to a call of someone pointing a gun on the highway, and later located the suspect vehicle on Highway 401 at Trafalgar Rd in the Milton/Halton Hills area.


Officers located and seized a replica AR-15 air-soft rifle, revolver-style pellet gun, brass knuckles, a buck knife, and a quantity of fentanyl.

Two men are facing charges, police say.

The suspects’ identities and charges laid have not been disclosed by OPP at this time.

Photo courtesy of OPP Highway Safety Division

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