Teen in Brampton facing firearm charges

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Published September 28, 2021 at 6:04 pm

A 16-year-old boy faces a skein of firearms charges after a police search in Brampton turned up a loaded gun.

Peel Regional Police says that investigators, supported by the tactical unit, conducted a search warrant in the area of Creditview Road and Sandalwood Parkway on Monday (Sept. 27). They discovered a loaded nine-millimetre Walther model P99.

The 16-year-old youth appeared in a Brampton court on Tuesday (Sept. 28). He faces four charges:

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Possession of a loaded prohibited firearm
  • Possession of firearm with altered serial number

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A general provision of the federal Youth Criminal Justice Act prohibits the release of the name of a person under 18 years old who is charged with a crime.

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