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Two people arrested,
Firearm recovered,
Chalkfarm Drive and Jane Street area



Broadcast time: 10:45
Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Unit: 31 Division
Phone: 416-808-3100
Case #: 2020-2089503


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of two arrests where a loaded firearm was allegedly recovered.

On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, members of the 31 Division Major Crime Unit were conducting an investigation in the Chalkfarm Drive and Jane Street area.

It is alleged that:

- officers observed a man that they recognized as being at large on outstanding warrants inside a vehicle

- police conducted a vehicle stop

- there were two people in the car at the time of the stop

- the vehicle was searched and a loaded firearm was recovered

Makeel Christie, 21, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1. Careless storage of a firearm
2. Unauthorized possession of a firearm
3. Unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon
4. Unauthorized possession of a firearm in motor vehicle
5. Possession of a prohibited firearm with ammunition
6. Possession of a firearm obtained by crime
7. Possession of a firearm knowing serial number has been tampered with
8. Dangerous operation of a conveyance
9. Operation of a conveyance while prohibited
10. Fail to comply with probation order

Malik Christie, 22, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1. Careless storage of a firearm
2. Unauthorized possession of a firearm
3. Unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon
4. Unauthorized possession of a firearm in motor vehicle
5. Possession of a prohibited firearm with ammunition
6. Possession of a firearm obtained by crime
7. Possession of a firearm knowing serial number has been tampered with
8. two counts of fail to comply with release order

Both men are scheduled to appear in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at 10 a.m., room 306.


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 or Google Play.


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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sanjee Aroda, 31 Division




Two people arrested,
Firearm recovered,
Chalkfarm Drive and Jane Street area



A loaded firearm was allegedly recovered
Above: A loaded firearm was allegedly recovered