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Canada 6 charged in Toronto after police seize semi-automatic rifle, ammunition

17:26  17 november  2019
17:26  17 november  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

Victim of Toronto daylight mall shooting was a veteran mobster linked to one of Canada's most powerful Mafia clans

  Victim of Toronto daylight mall shooting was a veteran mobster linked to one of Canada's most powerful Mafia clans The man shot and killed outside an upscale Etobicoke restaurant Monday was a veteran mobster and enforcer who provided security for some of Toronto’s powerful Mafia figures. Antonio Fiorda, 50, went by the simpler name Tony, but was known on the street by a more memorable nickname: “Scratch.” The targeted daylight attack on Fiorda in the parking lot of a busy strip mall — across the road from Sherway Gardens, a large shopping mall — further highlights the instability in Canada’s underworld, both in Ontario and Quebec.

Toronto police have charged six people, including three teen boys, after officers searched a west end home and seized a JR Carbine Glock 9 mm semi - automatic rifle . Police also found and seized 24 rounds of ammunition . Two men, 42 and 18, a woman, 41, and three teen boys, two of whom are 17

Six people, including three teens, are facing charges after a semi - automatic rifle was seized from a During the search, police say a JR Carbine semi - automatic rifle and 24 rounds of ammunition were Six people were subsequently arrested and charged . Police say Toronto residents Howard

A police officer investigating a crime scene (Picture for representation purpose only) © Christopher Katsarov A police officer investigating a crime scene (Picture for representation purpose only) Toronto police have charged six people, including three teen boys, after officers searched a west end home and seized a Glock 9 mm semi-automatic rifle.

In a news release on Sunday, police said officers found the rifle in a home in the Oakwood Avenue and Rogers Road area on Friday at about 5:30 p.m. as they were carrying out a search warrant.

Police also found and seized 24 rounds of ammunition.

Two men, 42 and 18, a woman, 41, and three teen boys, two of whom are 17 and a third who is 16, were arrested. They appeared in an Old City Hall courtroom in Toronto on Saturday.

All were charged with the following offences:

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm. 
  • Possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized. 
  • Possession of a firearm obtained by crime.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1100 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

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