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Prohibited firearm seizure,
Jane Street and Finch Avenue West area,
Two males arrested and charged



Broadcast time: 10:33
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

31 Division
416-808-3100

Case #: 2019-1737511


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of arrests made in a firearm investigation.

It is alleged that:

- on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, officers from West Gun Violence Suppression Unit / 31 Division Neighborhood Safety Unit began an investigation into two males in join possession of an illegal firearm

- after further investigation police recovered a .40 calibre Glock handgun equipped with a laser sight, and it had also been altered from a semi-automatic to fully automatic, inside a residence in the Jane Street and Finch Avenue West area

Tyrell Mingo, 23, and a 16-year-old boy, both of Toronto, were arrested and are each charged with:

1. Fail to comply with probation C.C. 733.1(1)
2. Careless use of a Firearm C.C. 86(1)
3. Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm C.C. 91(1)
4. Possession of a Loaded Prohibited Firearm C.C. 95(1)
5. Making An Automatic Firearm C.C. 102(1)
6. Possession of a Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order C.C. 117.01(1)
7. Possession of Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order C.C. 117.01(01)
8. Possession of Prohibited Device Contrary to Prohibition Order C.C. 117.01(01)
9. Possession of Prohibited Device Contrary to Prohibition Order C.C. 117.01(01)
10. Carrying Concealed Weapon C.C. 90(1)
11. Possession of a Prohibited Weapon Knowingly Not Holding a License C.C. 92(2)
12. Possession of a Prohibited Ammunition Knowingly Not Holding a License C.C. 92(2)
13. Possession of a Prohibited Device Knowingly Not Holding a License C.C. 92(2)
14. Possession of a Prohibited Device Knowingly Not Holding a License C.C. 92(2)

Both males are scheduled to appear in court at 2201 Finch Avenue West on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 10 a.m.


Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3100, 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.



Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Kevin Moore, West Command, Gun Violence Suppression Unit




Prohibited firearm seizure,
Jane Street and Finch Avenue West area,
Two males arrested and charged



Allegedly seized by officers at a residence
Above: Allegedly seized by officers at a residence