Traffic Collision Leads to Firearm Charges
Region of Peel – Investigators from 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau have charged a male with numerous firearms related offences.
On Monday, August 6, 2018 at approximately 6:00 a.m. police responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision at Hurontario Street and Square One Drive in the City of Mississauga.
During the collision investigation, a firearm and several rounds of ammunition were located within the vehicle. As a result of the discovery, the driver of the motor vehicle was arrested.
Investigators from 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau have charged Adelard MAXIS, a 41 year-old male from Montreal, with the following offences:
- Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
- Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition
- Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
- Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
- Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing there was a Firearm
Adelard MAXIS was held for a bail hearing at the A. Grenville & William Davis Court House in the City of Brampton.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators with the 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 1233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.