Four men arrested in Firearms investigation,
Meadowbank Road and Cowley Avenue area
Broadcast time: 06:30
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Case #: 2019-1713133
The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of arrests made in a firearms investigation.
On Saturday, September 7, 2019, at 8:24 a.m., officers responded to a call to check a home in the Meadowbank Road and Cowley Avenue area.
It is alleged that:
- calls had been made about a loud party at a short term rental home
- officers found a man sleeping in a car with a gun on his lap
- he was arrested
- two other men fled into the backyards of neighbouring properties
- a search uncovered another firearm that had been discarded
- officers then approached a group of men
- a loaded magazine was discovered in their midst
- they were all arrested
- the home was searched by the Emergency Task Force
- five more people were arrested but later released
Kingslee Christie, 22, of no fixed address, is charged with:
1) Possession of a Loaded Regulated Firearm
2) Occupy Motor Vehicle with a Firearm
3) Possession of a Firearm Without Holding a Licence
4) Unlicenced Person Possess Prohibited or Restricted Weapon
5) Possession of a Firearm Knowingly Not Holding a Licence
6) Possession of a Firearm Knowing No Authority
7) Store Firearm Carelessly
8) Weapons Dangerous to Public Peace
9) Possession of a Firearm While Prohibited
10) Breach of Recognizance
Najiib Adan, 28, of Mississauga, Zyad Siddiqui, 28, of Toronto, and Said Keylie, 24, of Toronto, have been charged with:
1) two counts of Possession of a Prohibited Device Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
They appeared in court at Old City Hall on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at 10 a.m., in room 101.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2200, 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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Raymond Direnzo, 22 Division