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Stolen Firearm Recovered by Caledon OPP

Members of the Caledon OPP Detachment arrested two individuals for numerous firearm related charges following the recovery of a stolen firearm in the Town of Caledon.

On Sunday August 27, 2023, at approximately 4:00 p.m. police received a report of two individuals in possession of a firearm on Kennedy Road near Boston Mills Road. Officers attended the area and observed a person holding a firearm while posing for pictures. Two individuals were taken into custody and a stolen firearm was recovered.

Further investigation into the firearm is on going.

A 26-year-old from Brampton has been charged with:

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  • Careless Use of a Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Occupant of a motor vehicle Knowing There Was a Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of Firearm Obtained by Crime

A second 26-year-old from Brampton has been charged with:

  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Careless Use of a Firearm
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Occupant of a motor vehicle Knowing There Was a Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of Firearm Obtained by Crime

Both individuals were held for a bail hearing.

Caledon OPP would like to thank the witness who contacted police. Taking the time to report their observations removed a firearm off the streets.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact the Caledon OPP Detachment at (905) 584-2241 or toll free at 1-888-310-1122.

You can also provide information anonymously by contacting Peel Crime Stoppers

at: 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.peelcrimestoppers.ca. When you contact Crime Stoppers you stay anonymous and never have to testify.

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