Arrest Made After Threats Made on Social Media

Written by Ragini Joshi

Published on : January 18, 2021 2:01




Region of Peel – Investigators from the Peel Regional Police Airport Division Criminal Investigation Bureau have arrested a man concerning threats made to the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA).

The GTAA received has received multiple threats through social media from November 2020 to January 2021.

On Friday, January 15, 2021, at 8:25 a.m., after a thorough investigation, investigators from the Airport Division Criminal Investigation Bureau have arrested and charged a 49-year-old man from Thornhill with three counts of Uttering Threats.

He will attend the Ontario Court of Justice in the City of Brampton at a later date.

Investigators take all types of threats seriously. Anyone who may have information concerning this investigation can contact the Airport Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121 Ext 3133. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca

For media inquiries, please contact the on-duty Media Relations Officer at (905) 453-2121, ext. 4027.