Gun Seized in Brampton

Gun Seized in Brampton

Brampton– Investigators with the Peel Regional Police Street Crime Gang Unit, with the assistance from 21 Division officers, located a Basque .22 calibre semi-automatic pistol, along with ammunition.

On Tuesday, September 11, 2012, in the evening hours, police officers executed a search warrant at a basement apartment located on Peachleaf Crescent in Brampton.

Kemando WELCOME, 23 years-old, and Teshwana VAN HORNE, 21 years-old, were arrested. Both parties have been charged with numerous firearms related charges, including the following.

· Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm;

· Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm;

· Tampering with Serial Number of Firearm;

· Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm;

· Careless Use or Storage of Firearm;

· Careless Use or Storage on Ammunition;

· Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose; and

WELCOME and VAN HORNE were both held for special bail hearings and appeared in a Brampton Ontario Court of Justice to answer to the charge on September 12, 2012.

Anyone with information related to illegal firearms can contact the Street Crime Gang Unit at (905) 453-2121, ext. 7704. Individuals can also anonymously leave information, or tips, by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or through their website,

The Peel Regional Police Street Crime Gang Unit now have their own Twitter account, where investigators and the public can interact. Their Twitter account is @PeelGunsandGang


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