Loaded Firearm and Drugs Located, Toronto Man Charged

Region of Peel – Officers from the Peel Regional Police Strategic and Tactical Enforcement Program (STEP) have charged a Toronto man with drug and firearm related offences after a loaded firearm was located inside a vehicle in Mississauga.

On Sunday, October 31, 2021, at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers from STEP investigated a 23-year-old man in a vehicle near an establishment in the area of Eglinton Avenue East and Dixie Road in the City of Mississauga.

As a result, officers seized a loaded Glock 20 handgun and arrested and charged Roshawn Morgan-Rose, a 23-year-old man from Toronto. He was charged with firearm and drug related offences, held for a bail hearing and appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on Monday, November 1, 2021.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact investigators with the Specialized Enforcement Bureau at 905-453-2121 extension 3515. Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.