Gurmilan Matharoo of Toronto arrested as Mississauga traffic stop leads to firearms and drugs

OFFICERS from Peel Regional Police 21 Division have arrested a male for being in possession of a handgun during a traffic stop in Mississauga.

On Friday (June 8) at 8:45 p.m., police investigated a motor vehicle in the area of Derry Road East and Rexwood Road in Mississauga. During the traffic stop, investigation revealed that the occupant in the vehicle was in possession of a  9mm caliber handgun. Also located in the vehicle were marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin with a total value of more than $200,000.

Gurmilan Matharoo, a 27-year-old male from Toronto has been charged with numerous firearm- and drug-related offences.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators with the 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at(905) 453-2121, ext. 2133.Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by visiting