A man is facing charges after allegedly being found with a loaded handgun during a traffic stop in Brampton.
Peel police say that on Monday, Jan. 22 at approximately 9:00 p.m. officers investigated a vehicle in the Dixie Road and Howden Boulevard area.
Police say the driver of the vehicle fled on foot and was arrested a short distance away.
Police allege that further investigation revealed that the accused was in possession of a loaded pistol.
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Nineteen-year-old Brampton man Delon Green was arrested and charged with numerous offences, including dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, unauthorized possession of firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, driving with a suspended license and more.
Green was held for a bail hearing and appeared in court on Tuesday, Jan. 23.
Anyone who may have any information pertaining to this matter may call the 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 2133.