Drugs, firearms, and over 1,000 rounds of ammunition seized from Brampton residence: Police

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Charges have been laid after police reportedly seized a large amount of drugs and ammunition in Brampton.

The investigation began in June 2020, when officers started looking into the activities of a suspect believed to be involved in drug transactions within Peel Region.

On Wednesday, July 1, a search warrant was conducted at a residence near Bovaird Drive and Kennedy Road.

Police say the following items were located in a concealed area inside the home:

  • Over 1000 rounds of ammunition
  • Bulletproof vests
  • Cocaine
  • Crack Cocaine
  • Fentanyl
  • MDMA
  • Methamphetamine
  • Psilocybin
  • Cannabis
  • Hashish
  • Quantity of cash
  • 9 mm Carbine Rifle
  • 12 gauge shotgun

All items

Shotgun

"Possession of illegal firearms and drug trafficking is a dangerous combination and poses a significant risk to our communities,” said Nick Milinovich, Deputy Chief of Investigations and Emergency Services.

It cannot be tolerated and will continue to be a priority for our service.”

41 year old Brampton man Jason Boodhoo was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x7
  • Possess Cannabis for the Purpose of Selling x2
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm x2
  • Possess Firearm with Altered Serial Number
  • Possession of Prohibited Device or Ammunition x2
  • Possession of Firearm Contrary to Order x2

Boodhoo appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on Thursday, July 2 to answer to the charges.

Photos: Peel Police handout

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