Peel Police – Peel Regional Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect
Peel – Investigators from the Central Robbery Bureau have arrested an outstanding male in relation to the investigation of a series of armed robberies.
Rashid AHMAD a 25 year old male from Windsor Ontario attended 22 Division Peel Regional Police on July 18th 2016 and turned himself in. Rashid AHMAD has been charged with:
Imitation Firearm – Use While Committing Offence
Disguise with Intent
Rashid AHMAD was held for a bail hearing and appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice, Brampton on Monday July 18th, 2016.
The charges are in relation to Project Blue Rock. Peel Regional Police commenced an investigation after a series of home invasion robberies which occurred between October 2014 and December 23, 2015.
These acts were vicious and cowardly. In some cases, the accused parties used hand guns, duct tape, zip ties and a taser to assault the victims, which included elderly people and children.
Peel Regional Police would like to thank the media, along with Jewellers Vigilance Canada and MPP Harinder MALHI for their assistance with community and safety awareness.
Anyone with information in relation to this investigation is asked to contact Peel Regional Police Central Robbery Bureau investigators at 905-453-3311 ext. 3410. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.caor by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word “PEEL” and then your tip.
For media inquiries, please contact the on-duty Media Relations Officer at (905) 453-2121, ext. 4027.