Brampton Men Arrested for Carrying Guns and Drugs at Traffic Stop

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Peel Regional Police have charged two Brampton men with a firearms related offences.

According to police on Monday, February 11, 2019, officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Cape Dorset Crescent and Kootenay Place. During the traffic stop officers observed a quantity of marijuana readily available to the driver and as a result of a search conducted under the Cannabis Control Act, a loaded handgun was located.Two Brampton men were charged with the following offenses:

Cyprian Osei, 25, was charged with the following:

  • Have Care and Control of Vehicle or Boat with Cannabis Readily Available.
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm.
  • Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing there was Firearm.
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm.
  • Use of Plate Not Authorized for Motor Vehicle

 Stanley Akhinagba, 24, was charged with the following:

  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm.
  • Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing there was Firearm.
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm

Both men appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton to answer the charges on February 12.

Anyone with information pertaining to this matter is asked to contact the 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-3311, ext. 2133.

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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