Police raid in Brampton leads to drug, firearm charges

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Published February 3, 2022 at 10:22 pm

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A man and a woman in Brampton each face a string of drugs and firearm charges, following a police raid where a gun, ammunition, crack cocaine, cannabis and fentanyl were seized.

The Peel Regional police says its investigators conducted a CDSA (controlled drug and substance act) search warrant at a home in the area of Kennedy Road South and Glidden Road in Brampton on Wednesday. They located the following itemes.

As a result of the search warrant, the following items were located and seized:

  • 9-millimeter Glock pistion, Model 26 Gen 4
  • Ammunition
  • Quantities of cash, cannabis, crack cocaine and fentanyl

Bejamin Todd, 25, of Brampton, had a bail hearing in a Brampton court on Wednesday to answer to the following alleged offences:

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of prohibited or restricted weapon
  • Possession of a loaded prohibited firearm
  • Careless storage of firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking (three counts)

Amanda Polera, 27, of Brampton a 27-year-old female from Brampton is charged with following alleged offences:

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of prohibited or restricted weapon
  • Possession of a loaded prohibited firearm
  • Careless storage of firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking (three counts)

Polera had a bail hearing in Brampton court on Thursday.

None of the allegations have been proven in court.

Anyone with any information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Peel police at 905-453-2121, ext. 2233.

Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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