Pair from Mississauga facing drug and firearm charges

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Published November 18, 2021 at 9:38 pm

A man and a woman from Mississauga are facing drug- and firearm-related offences following a police search at a Goreway Drive residence.

Peel Regional Police say that on Thursday, officers from the 21 Division criminal investigation bureau and tactical unit executed a search warrant in Mississauga. As a result, a loaded KAHR Arms P40 handgun and a quantity of drugs was located and seized.

Arsalan Syed, 29, of Mississauga, is charged with the following offences:

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Knowledge of unauthorized firearm in motor vehicle
  • Possession of a loaded, prohibited or restricted firearm
  • Possession of firearm with altered serial number
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking

Reshma Harrypaul, 32, of Mississauga, is charged with the following offences:

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Possession of a loaded, prohibited or restricted firearm
  • Possession of firearm with altered serial number
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking

Syed was held for a bail hearing. He has made a court appearance in Brampton to answer to the charges.

Harrypaul was released. She will appear in a Brampton court at a later date.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact investigators with the 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121 ext. 2133.

Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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