OPP Reports

Several People Facing Firearms Charges Following Weapons Incident in Caledon

Submitted to Just Sayin' Caledon

Members of the Caledon OPP Detachment have arrested and charged six individuals for numerous firearm related charges following a weapon incident in the Town of Caledon.

On Friday January 12, 2024, at approximately 2:10 a.m. officers were dispatched to the report of gunshots in the area of Madawaska Road and McCormack Road. Two people were arrested shortly after police arrived in the area.

With the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police Emergency Response Team, Canine and Tactics and Rescue Unit, several other individuals were arrested from within a residence later in the day.

Several prohibited firearms and ammunition were recovered in the investigation.

A 25-year-old from Cambridge has been charged with:

  • Fail to Comply with Release Order
  • Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  • Possession of a Prohibited ore Restricted Firearm with Ammunition

A 20-year old from Caledon, 23-year old from Caledon, 21-year old from Caledon, 22-year old from Caledon and 23-year old from Brampton have been charged with:

  • Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm

All individuals were held for a bail hearing.

The investigation is still on going for this incident. Residents of the area who may have CCTV or dashcam footage from the area from the time of the incident area asked to contact the Caledon OPP Detachment at (905) 584-2241 or toll free at 1-888-310-1122.

You can also provide information anonymously by contacting Peel Crime Stoppers

at: 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.peelcrimestoppers.ca. When you contact Crime Stoppers you stay anonymous and never have to testify.

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