25-year-old Toronto man facing 22 charges after firearms allegedly found in car

Jan 13 2020, 4:54 pm

A 25-year-old man is facing 22 firearm, ammunition and weapons-related charges after Toronto police seized multiple firearms from a car in midtown, according to law enforcement.

On Saturday, December 21, 2019, officials reportedly began an investigation involving a white 1992 Cadillac DeVille in the area of Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue, with assistance from the public.

Following an investigation and with a search warrant executed, officers say they recovered four firearms and ammunition, which may be linked to other offences.

Police reportedly seized the following:

  • Brown and silver sawed-off 12-gauge shotgun
  • Black SKS Arc Angel semi-automatic rifle 7.62 X 39 mm
  • Black CZ 70 7.65 semi-automatic handgun
  • Black semi-automatic handgun
  • Assorted ammunition, (12 gauge; 45 calibre; 32 Calibre ACP, 7.62 X 39 mm)

David Leonard Abraham, of Toronto, was arrested on January 7 in relation to this investigation. He has since been charged with:

1) Four counts of Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm Knowingly Not Holding a Licence and Registration Certificate
2) Three counts of Possess Prohibited/ Restricted Weapon or Prohibited Device Knowing No Authority X 3
3) Four counts of Possess Firearm, Etc. Obtained by Crime
4) Four counts Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm without Holding a Licence and Registration
5) Four counts of Use/ Handle/ Store Firearm, ETC. Carelessly, and one count of each of:
6) Use/ Handle/ Store Ammunition Carelessly
7) Possession of a prohibited weapon (brass knuckles)
8) Tampering With Serial Number
9) Fail to Comply with Recognizance

Anyone with further information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7350, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online on Facebook, or by texting TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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