PEEL Regional Police have arrested Ramandip Seera, 25, of Mississauga for impaired operation and possession of a firearm.
On Saturday, February 23, at approximately 6:54 a.m. police received a call for a possible impaired driver in the area of Mclaughlin Road and Steeles Avenue West in the City of Brampton. Police located the vehicle occupied by a driver and a passenger.
The driver, Seera, was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and refusing to comply with breath demand.
Police conducted a search of the driver and found him to be in possession of an unloaded firearm – a Berreta 22 caliber handgun. Further charges of carry concealed weapon, unauthorized possession of a firearm and unauthorized possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle were laid. Seera was held for a bail hearing.
Investigators are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have information concerning this investigation to contact 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 2233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.