Boy, 16, allegedly found drunk with loaded gun at Rouge Hill GO Station

News Dec 07, 2017 by Andrew Palamarchuk Scarborough Mirror

Transit constables apprehended an allegedly intoxicated Scarborough teen who was reportedly armed with a loaded handgun at the Rouge Hill GO Station.

Toronto police said the constables arrested the 16-year-old boy for being intoxicated on transit property at about 12:26 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7.

“When the special constables were searching the (male), they located a loaded handgun (and) contacted police,” Const. Jenifferjit Sidhu said. “Police continued the arrest and seized the firearm.”

The weapon was a .25-calibre Colt handgun, police said.

Allegedly, a quantity of ammunition and drugs (marijuana and Xanax) were also seized along with drug paraphernalia.

The teen was taken to hospital as a precaution as a result of his alleged intoxication.

“His alcohol level was really high,” Sidhu said.

The 16-year-old boy faces several charges including public intoxication, carrying a concealed weapon, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possessing a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized, possessing a prohibited firearm with ammunition, careless storage of ammunition and possessing proceeds of crime under $5,000.

“Thanks to the transit officers, we now have a loaded firearm off the streets,” Sidhu said. “We’re fortunate that they were able to locate this (male) who at the time was being investigated for being intoxicated.”

 

Boy, 16, allegedly found drunk with loaded gun at Rouge Hill GO Station

News Dec 07, 2017 by Andrew Palamarchuk Scarborough Mirror

Transit constables apprehended an allegedly intoxicated Scarborough teen who was reportedly armed with a loaded handgun at the Rouge Hill GO Station.

Toronto police said the constables arrested the 16-year-old boy for being intoxicated on transit property at about 12:26 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7.

“When the special constables were searching the (male), they located a loaded handgun (and) contacted police,” Const. Jenifferjit Sidhu said. “Police continued the arrest and seized the firearm.”

The weapon was a .25-calibre Colt handgun, police said.

Allegedly, a quantity of ammunition and drugs (marijuana and Xanax) were also seized along with drug paraphernalia.

The teen was taken to hospital as a precaution as a result of his alleged intoxication.

“His alcohol level was really high,” Sidhu said.

The 16-year-old boy faces several charges including public intoxication, carrying a concealed weapon, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possessing a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized, possessing a prohibited firearm with ammunition, careless storage of ammunition and possessing proceeds of crime under $5,000.

“Thanks to the transit officers, we now have a loaded firearm off the streets,” Sidhu said. “We’re fortunate that they were able to locate this (male) who at the time was being investigated for being intoxicated.”

 

Boy, 16, allegedly found drunk with loaded gun at Rouge Hill GO Station

News Dec 07, 2017 by Andrew Palamarchuk Scarborough Mirror

Transit constables apprehended an allegedly intoxicated Scarborough teen who was reportedly armed with a loaded handgun at the Rouge Hill GO Station.

Toronto police said the constables arrested the 16-year-old boy for being intoxicated on transit property at about 12:26 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7.

“When the special constables were searching the (male), they located a loaded handgun (and) contacted police,” Const. Jenifferjit Sidhu said. “Police continued the arrest and seized the firearm.”

The weapon was a .25-calibre Colt handgun, police said.

Allegedly, a quantity of ammunition and drugs (marijuana and Xanax) were also seized along with drug paraphernalia.

The teen was taken to hospital as a precaution as a result of his alleged intoxication.

“His alcohol level was really high,” Sidhu said.

The 16-year-old boy faces several charges including public intoxication, carrying a concealed weapon, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possessing a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized, possessing a prohibited firearm with ammunition, careless storage of ammunition and possessing proceeds of crime under $5,000.

“Thanks to the transit officers, we now have a loaded firearm off the streets,” Sidhu said. “We’re fortunate that they were able to locate this (male) who at the time was being investigated for being intoxicated.”