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:
- Two Brampton men charged in relation to attempted carjacking
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- Over 1000 rounds of ammunition
- Bulletproof vests
- Crack Cocaine
- Quantity of cash
- 9 mm Carbine Rifle
- 12 gauge 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