Man arrested and firearm recovered,
Javell Javaid Jackson, 24, charged
Broadcast time: 14:04
Monday, June 25, 2018
Case #: 2018-1139089
The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest and the seizure of a loaded firearm.
On Friday, June 22, 2018, officers from 51 Division were on general patrol in the Regent Park neighbourhood of Toronto.
The officers were patrolling the area on foot when they became involved in an investigation.
It is alleged that:
- at approximately 10:30 p.m., the officers noticed suspicious activity around a vehicle that was parked in the rear of 220 Oak Street and approached to investigate
- an individual immediately ran from the officers as they approached the vehicle, the officers gave chase and were able to apprehend him after a lengthy foot pursuit
The investigation revealed that the man was wanted on an outstanding warrant for Assault with a Weapon.
It is further alleged that:
- he was in possession of a loaded, 9mm semi-automatic firearm,
- he had several items that were indicative of narcotics trafficking, such as 10 grams of marihuana, scales and debt lists
- he had $2,640, believed to be proceeds of crime
Javell Javaid Jackson, 24, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:
1. Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle
2. Possess Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
3. Careless Storage of a Firearm
4. Careless Storage of Ammunition
5. Possession of a Prohibited Firearm
6. Alter Serial Number on a Firearm
7. Possession Firearm while Prohibited
8. Possession Proceeds of Crime
He is scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Saturday, June 23, 2018.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, 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 Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Scott Spratt, 51 Division