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Man, 28, arrested in firearms investigation,
Jameson Avenue and King Street West,
Faces 20 charges,
Firearm seized



Broadcast time: 08:44
Monday, January 29, 2018

14 Division
416-808-1400

Case #: 2018-163951


The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest in a firearms investigation.

On Thursday, January 25, 2018, at approximately 5:45 p.m., officers responded to a call for trespassers in the Jameson Avenue and King Street West area.

It is alleged that:

- officers assisted in the eviction of trespassers from a vacant apartment

- a quantity of drugs and a firearm were located

- a firearms investigation was started

On Sunday, January 28, 2018, at 5:30 p.m., Rushaune Champagnie, 28, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Attempt Break-and-Enter
2) Mischief Under $5000
3) Break-and-Enter
4) Threaten Bodily Harm
5) Careless Storage of a Firearm
6) Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
7) Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon
8) Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
9) Possession of a Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition
10) Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Crime
11) Possession of a Firearm with Serial Number Altered
12) four counts of Possession of a firearm contrary to prohibition order
13) Possession of a Schedule I Substance
14) Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Schedule I Substance
15) Fail to Comply Recognizance
16) two counts of Fail to Comply with Probation

He is scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Monday, January 29, 2018, 10 a.m., room 101.


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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Darren Worth, 14 Division




Man, 28, arrested in firearms investigation,
Jameson Avenue and King Street West,
Faces 20 charges,
Firearm seized



Firearm allegedly seized
Above: Firearm allegedly seized