Police make arrest in connection to hit-and-run in Mississauga

 

Peel Regional Police (PRP) has made an arrest in connection to a hit-and-run in Mississauga.

Yesterday afternoon (October 18), PRP was called to the area of Eglinton Avenue and Kennedy Road in connection to a hit-and-run.

After a brief investigation, officers located the car and driver, and found and seized a revolver and ammunition.

Twenty-year-old Tyrone Samuels was charged with:

  • Obstruct Peace Officer
  • Operation While Impaired
  • Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Careless Storage of Firearm
  • Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing there was Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm

Samuels was held pending a bail hearing and attended the Ontario Court of Justice today (October 19), in the City of Brampton.

The investigation is still on-going, and anyone with relevant information is urged to contact the 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121 extension 1233.

Additionally, information may be provided anonymously to Peel Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or visiting their website.

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