St. Catharines man charged after police seize loaded gun, drugs in Brampton


Published November 20, 2022 at 2:15 pm

A traffic stop in Brampton on Friday has led to the arrest of a St. Catharines man.

Shortly before 3 a.m. on Nov. 18, Peel Regional Police officers investigated a vehicle in the area of Kennedy Road and Queen Street.

“As a result, officers seized a loaded Norinco NP762 handgun and a quantity of illegal substance believed to be cocaine,” said police.

Boysie Murray, a 41-year-old man from St. Catharines, was arrested.

He is charged with:

  • Obstructing peace officer
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession firearm
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was a firearm
  • Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm
  • Tampering with a serial number
  • Possession of firearm, contrary to order (three counts)
  • Possession of a controlled substance
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking

Murray was held for a bail hearing and appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

Police are continuing to investigate and have asked anyone with further details to contact them at 905-453-2121 extension 2233.

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