Loaded Firearm Seized During Robbery Investigation Search Warrant

Region of Peel – Investigators from the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau have laid charges against an 18-year-old man from Brampton with numerous firearm-related offences.

On Sunday, February 14, 2021, at 2:15 a.m., the victim, a 19-year-old man from Mississauga, attended the area of Ray Lawson Boulevard and Mclaughlin Road in Brampton to conduct a sale of property. The accused brandished a black handgun, robbed the victim of his property and a quantity of Canadian money, assaulted him, and fled.

The victim did not suffer any physical injuries as a result of this incident.

On Tuesday, February 16, 2021, investigators from the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau, with the Tactical Unit’s assistance, executed a criminal code search warrant at a residence in the area of Kingknoll Drive and Mclaughlin Road in Brampton.

As a result of the search warrant, the accused was located inside the residence and a loaded firearm. Investigators also recovered the victims’ stolen property.

Jessiah Farrell, an 18-year-old man from Brampton, is charged with the following offences:

Robbery with Firearm
Point Firearm
Fail to Comply with Release Order
Fail to Comply with a Probation Order
Possession of Firearm Knowingly not the holder of a license
Possession of a Loaded Firearm
Possession of a Firearm Knowing the Serial Number was Removed or Altered
Possession of a Firearm Contrary to Order (X2)
Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
He attended the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, to answer to the charges.

In order to increase public safety and reduce crime, we encourage the public to use our Buy and Sell Safe Exchange Zones at these four locations:

22 Division, located at 7750 Hurontario Street in the City of Brampton
21 Division located at 10 Peel Centre Drive in the City of Brampton
12 Division, located at 4600 Dixie Road in the City of Mississauga
11 Division, located at 3030 Erin Mills Parkway in the City of Mississauga

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-3311, ext. 2233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.