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Gun Seized in Brampton
By Peel Regional Police | Published  09/12/2012 | City/Region News | Unrated
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Brampton - Investigators with the Peel Regional Police Street Crime Gang Unit, with the assistance from 21 Division officers, located a Basque .22 calibre semi-automatic pistol, along with ammunition.

On Tuesday, September 11, 2012, in the evening hours, police officers executed a search warrant at a basement apartment located on Peachleaf Crescent in Brampton.

Kemando WELCOME, 23 years-old, and Teshwana VAN HORNE, 21 years-old, were arrested. Both parties have been charged with numerous firearms related charges, including the following:

· Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm;
· Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm;
· Tampering with Serial Number of Firearm;
· Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm;
· Careless Use or Storage of Firearm;
· Careless Use or Storage on Ammunition;
· Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose; and

WELCOME and VAN HORNE were both held for special bail hearings and appeared in a Brampton Ontario Court of Justice to answer to the charge on September 12, 2012.

For a picture of the firearm seized, please visit our website.

Anyone with information related to illegal firearms can contact the Street Crime Gang Unit at (905) 453-2121, ext. 7704. Individuals can also anonymously leave information, or tips, by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or through their website, www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.
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