Handgun seized in arrest at Penfield Dr.

A handgun was seized following an arrest of a male suspect on Penfield Dr. 

Officers were first called to Beaverbrook Lane after hearing complaints of a man holding a handgun. 

Police tried to flood the area but the suspect fled when officers arrived. 

Another call was made to police of the same man, this time hiding behind a dumpster in the 200 block of Penfield Dr. 

Officers were able to arrest the man and seized the handgun. 

24-year-old Hassan Mahad has been charged with the following:

  • Possession of a firearm without a licence
  • Carry a concealed weapon
  • Possession of a weapon dangerous
  • Careless storage
  • Possession of a restricted weapon
  • Possession of a restricted firearm without a licence
  • Unlicensed person possession of prohibited ammunition without a licence
  • Possession of a loaded regulated firearm
  • Attempted breaking and entering into a dwelling house
  • Criminal harassment
  • Possession of proceeds of crime under $5000
  • Possession of schedule I substance for trafficking

He had a court hearing on Sunday.