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Two adults and Young Person arrested,
Birchmount Road and Lawrence Avenue East area,
Drugs and gun seized



Broadcast time: 06:41
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

54 Division
416-808-5406

Case #: 17-1000646


On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, with the assistance of the Emergency Task Force, officers from the 54 Division Major Crime Unit executed a Criminal Code search warrant at an address in the Birchmount Road and Lawrence Avenue East area.

It is alleged that:

- during the search of the residence, officers located a loaded 9mm semi-automatic firearm along with a quantity of illegal drugs

Cordel Da Silva, 18, of Toronto, was arrested and has been charged with:

1) Possession of a Prohibited Loaded Firearm
2) Possession of a Prohibited Firearm knowingly not holding a licence or registration certificate
3) Possession of a Prohibited Firearm knowingly not holding a licence
4) Careless Storage of a Firearm
5) Careless Storage of Ammunition
6) Possession of a Firearm knowing the serial number has been tampered
7) Possession of a Firearm Obtained by Crime
8) Possession of Cocaine
9) Possession of Marihuana


Jacklyn Da Silva, 46, of Toronto, was arrested and has been charged with:

1) Possession of a Prohibited Loaded Firearm
2) Possession of a Prohibited Firearm knowingly not holding a licence or registration certificate
3) Possession of a Prohibited Firearm knowingly not holding a licence
4) Careless Storage of a Firearm
5) Careless Storage of Ammunition
6) Possession of a Firearm knowing the serial number has been tampered
7) Possession of a Firearm Obtained by Crime
8) Possession of Cocaine
9) Possession of Marihuana

Both were scheduled to appear in court at College Park on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, room 507.


A 17 year-old boy, of Toronto, has been arrested. He has been charged with:

1) Possession of Firearm other than restricted or prohibited firearm knowingly not holding a licence
2) Possession of Restricted or Prohibited firearm knowingly not holding a licence and registration certificate
3) Careless Storage of a Firearm
4) Careless Storage of Ammunition
5) Possess loaded regulated firearm
6) Possess firearm obtained by crime
7) Possession of a Firearm with altered serial number
8) Possession of a Firearm Obtained by Crime
9) Unlawfully Possess Schedule I Substance CDSA 4(1)
10) Unlawfully Possess Schedule II Substance CDSA 4(1)
11) three counts of Fail to Comply Condition of Judicial Release

The Young Person cannot be named under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

The Young Person was scheduled to appear at court at 311 Jarvis Street on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.


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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Roger Caracciolo, 54 Division