Two Brampton men facing charges after police seize drugs and firearm

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Published May 22, 2021 at 9:59 pm

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Police have arrested and charged two people for firearm and drug possession offences in Brampton.

On Friday, May 22, investigators conducted a search warrant at a residence in the area of Sandalwood Parkway and Bramalea Road.

“As a result, a loaded .380 Colt firearm, a quantity of Canadian currency as well as a quantity of cocaine, heroin and MDMA were located with the residence,” police said.

22 year old Brampton man Derick Asiedu was charged with:

  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (3 counts)

26 year old Brampton man Peter Ashu-Achare was charged with:

  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition
  • Possession of Firearm Contrary to Order
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (3 counts)

Both men were held for a bail hearing and appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on Friday.

Photo: Peel police handout

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