Man, 18, faces eight charges in Discharge Firearm investigation,
Drugs, cash seized
Broadcast time: 10:10
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Case #: 2018-767104
The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest in a Discharge Firearm investigation.
It is alleged that:
- on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at 5:02 p.m., officers were called to Humber River Hospital
- a man, 18, was dropped off at the emergency room with a gunshot wound
- he then reported to police that he had been shot in an apparent drive-by shooting near his house
- officers attended the home address of the man and started an investigation
- after speaking to witnesses and viewing security camera video, it was determined that the man shot himself accidentally
- furthermore, the man provided police with a false story to deflect suspicion from himself
It is further alleged that:
- officers from the Area Field Command Investigative Support Unit executed a search warrant that yielded a quantity of crack cocaine and a large amount of Canadian currency.
Dwayne Lattimore, 18, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:
1) Careless Storage of a Firearm
2) Careless Use of a Firearm
3) Possess Loaded Regulated Firearm
4) Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm without holding a License and Registration Certificate
5) Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm knowingly not holding a License and Registration Certificate
6) Public Mischief
7) Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
8) Possession of Proceeds of Crime
He appeared in court at Old City Hall on Monday, April 30, 2018, 10 a.m., room 103.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3123, 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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Katrina Arrogante, Corporate Communications, for Detective Jason Taylor, Area Field Command Investigative Support Unit