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Firearms investigation,
One man arrested, one man wanted



Broadcast time: 10:30
Monday, October 8, 2018

14 Division
416-808-1400

Case #: 2018-1693635


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

It is alleged that:

- on Sunday, April 23, 2017, at approximately 9:20 a.m., two men entered a gaming establishment in the Milliken Boulevard and Trojan Gate area

- both men had handguns

- they began beating the victim with the guns and a hammer

- the men fled the scene

In September 2018, the victim, after receiving threats, came forward to police fearing for his safety and the safety of his family

On Sunday, October 7, 2018, police executed three search warrants and arrested one of the men. One man is outstanding.

Yong Cheng, 43, of Richmond Hill, was arrested and charged with:

1. Point Firearm
2. Use Firearm in the Commission of an Indictable Offence
3. Two counts of Assault with a Weapon
4. Aggravated Assault
5. Uttering Threats
6. Two counts of Unsafe Storage
7. Possession of a Schedule II Substance (Marihuana)
8. Possession of a Schedule II Substance (Hashish)
9. Two counts of Possession of a Schedule II Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
10. Possession of Proceeds of Crime

He will be appearing in court on Monday, October 8, 2018, 10 a.m., at Old City Hall, in room 101.


Hai Lin, 36, of Scarborough, is wanted on the following charges:

1. Point Firearm
2. Unauthorized Possession of a Restricted Firearm
3. Assault with a Weapon
4. Aggravated Assault
5. Uttering Threats
6. Three counts of Unsafe Storage

He is to be considered armed and dangerous. If seen, please call 911 immediately.


During the search warrants, it is alleged the following items were seized:

- six firearms with ammunition
- 120.6 lbs of marihuana
- 12 lbs of hashish
- $22,350 cash


Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, 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.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Gary Long, Corporate Communications, for Detective Darren Worth, 14 Division Major Crime Unit




Firearms investigation,
One man arrested, one man wanted



Arrested man Yong Cheng, 43, of Richmond Hill
Above: Arrested man Yong Cheng, 43, of Richmond Hill




Firearms investigation,
One man arrested, one man wanted



Alleged guns seized
Above: Alleged guns seized




Firearms investigation,
One man arrested, one man wanted



Wanted man Hai Lin, 36, of Scarborough
Above: Wanted man Hai Lin, 36, of Scarborough




Firearms investigation,
One man arrested, one man wanted



Alleged guns seized
Above: Alleged guns seized