Man charged with firearm, drug offences after fight reported in Brampton: police

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A 24-year-old man has been charged with firearm and drug related offences after a fight in Brampton, police say.

Peel Regional Police said on March 17, at 11:35 a.m., officers received a report that two people were involved in an altercation in the Chinguacousy Road and Williams Parkway area.

Officers said the argument escalated into a physical struggle, and a firearm was allegedly found on a man.

Police said Michael Ramos, 24, from Brampton had been charged with possession of a firearm, possession of a loaded, restricted firearm without a licence, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a firearm knowing the serial number was defaced and possession of a controlled substance.

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Police said a search warrant was executed at a home in Brampton.

According to police, a Glock 19 handgun, ammunition, a taser and a large quantity of drugs were allegedly seized.

Police said Ramos was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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