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.