Thursday, October 22

Brampton

Brampton, Brampton Crime, Crime, Local, peel regional police

Person suffers fatal injuries in Brampton shooting, Peel police say – The Canadian News

Peel police said they are investigating after a person was fatally injured in an alleged shooting in a Brampton neighborhood Tuesday night. Police said they were called around 11 pm for a report of a shooting in the McLaughlin Road South and Ray Lawson Blvd. area. Officers said a victim was found with a gunshot wound. The person was transported to the hospital by Peel's paramedics with life-threatening injuries, police said. Police have not released any other information. The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information should contact the police directly. Tips can also be left anonymously to Crime Stoppers.
Brampton, Brampton Crime, Local, peel crime, peel regional police

Man linked to 2006 Brampton homicide extradited from Mexico, Peel police say – The Canadian News

A man who has been on the run after allegedly killing his wife nearly 14 years ago was extradited from Mexico and charged, Peel police said Tuesday. On July 13, 2006, police said they found the body of a woman in an apartment building in the Steeles Avenue and McMurchy Avenue area of ​​Brampton. The victim, Malena Morales, 31, was the mother of two children, police said. On July 14, 2006, police issued a Canadian-wide warrant against the victim's husband, Henry Morales, who was 30 years old at the time of the alleged incident. Morales was found to have fled to Mexico after the alleged killing, but his exact location was unknown, police said. Investigators continued to search for Morales over the course of 14 years, even getting the case profiled in "America's Most Wanted" in ...
Brampton, Local

Bail hearing held for man accused in Brampton car accident that killed his mother and 3 daughters – The Canadian News

A video bail hearing is held today for the man accused in a car accident that killed a Brampton mother and her three young daughters in June. Brady Robertson, 20, of Caledon faces four counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, as well as one count of dangerous operation related to an unrelated incident in Caledon two days before the accident. The hearing could last up to two days. Peel police allege that Robertson was driving at "very high speed" when he collided with a Volkswagen at Torbram and Countryside Drives. Karolina Ciasullo, 37, and her daughters, Klara, 6, Lilianna, 3, and Mila, 1, died in the accident. Ciasullo's sister plans to hold a rally outside the court where the bail hearing is held, starting at 10 am. The Ontario Police Watchdog is al...
Brampton, Crime, Local, peel regional police

Second teen charged in alleged Brampton homicide: police – Toronto CityNews

Peel police say they arrested and charged a second teenager in connection with the alleged homicide of Surajdeep Singh in a Brampton neighborhood last week. On the afternoon of Aug. 13, police said a passerby found the 22-year-old Brampton man with "obvious signs of trauma" on a road in the area of ​​Queen Mary Drive and Whispering Hills Gate. Peel's paramedics took Singh to the hospital. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. “Surajdeep Singh was a young man with a bright future. He was simply trying to return to his residence from his place of worship, when he was the victim of an unprovoked attack that tragically alienated him from his family, ”said Martin Ottaway, superintendent in charge of investigative services last week. On August 14, a 16-year-old boy was ar...
Brampton, Coronavirus, COVID-19, goodlife fitness, Local

Brampton GoodLife Fitness closed after employee tests positive for COVID-19 – The Canadian News

A Brampton GoodLife fitness club temporarily closed its doors after an employee tested positive for COVID-19, the company said Sunday. “An associate who was last in our club on Tuesday, August 11, tested positive for COVID-19,” said Tracy Matthews, vice president of operations for the company. "We have notified all members who were in the club at the same time as this associate, and we are working with the public health of the Peel region to give a quick and appropriate response to this situation." Matthews said the club, which is located at 499 Main Street South, has been "proactively closed" until Aug. 18, 2020. He added that "GoodLife has taken tremendous steps to implement measures that are designed to decrease the risk of transmission in our clubs, even if someone who t...
Brampton, Local, peel regional police

Man seriously injured in Brampton runs over and flees: Peel police – The Canadian News

A 45-year-old man is fighting for his life following an alleged hit-and-run incident in Brampton, Peel police said Saturday. Const. Kyle Villers said officers were called to the McVean Drive and Cottrelle Boulevard area around 7:32 p.m. "This was a pedestrian hit by a vehicle that was unable to stay in place and fled the area," Villers said. Villers said the man is in life-threatening condition at the hospital. The police are asking anyone with information to contact them directly. Tips can also be left anonymously to Crime Stoppers.
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Brampton woman’s death is now a homicide investigation: Peel police – The Canadian News

A suspicious death in Brampton has now been turned into a homicide investigation, Peel police said Friday. A 56-year-old woman was found inside a garage Thursday night with "obvious signs of trauma," police said in a news release Friday. She was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Police now say the victim died of a gunshot wound. Homicide investigators are looking for evidence in Treeline Boulevard, a residential neighborhood not far from Airport Road and Countryside Drive. Investigators said they obtained a video showing two suspects and a vehicle of interest. Police are also asking members of the public to introduce themselves in case they have additional videos of the area. "Anyone with information or surveillance video and / or dash cam from the area, covering the h...
Brampton, Brampton Crime, Crime, Local, peel regional police

Teen charged with alleged Brampton homicide: police – Toronto CityNews

Peel police say they have charged a teenager in connection with an alleged homicide in a Brampton neighborhood this week. Police said a passerby found a 22-year-old man covered in blood and unconscious on a road in the area of ​​Queen Mary Drive and Whispering Hills Gate around 3:00 p.m. Thursday. Peel's paramedics took the man to hospital. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. The victim has not been identified at this time. A 16-year-old boy was charged with second-degree murder in connection with the incident, police said. He appeared in court on Friday. Because the boy is a minor, his identity will not be released under juvenile criminal justice law, police said.
Brampton, Fatal Crash, Local, Motorcycle

Motorcyclist killed in trucking accident – The Canadian News

A motorcyclist died after an accident overnight in Brampton. Emergency crews were called to the scene at Rutherford Road South and Glidden Road just after 3:30 a.m. Thursday. Police said the motorcycle collided with a transport truck. The motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries and was rushed to hospital where he later died. The area has been closed while police investigate.
Brampton, Local, Ontario, Police, SIU

SIU accuses former Brampton officer in 50-year-old sexual assault investigation – The Canadian News

The Ontario police watchdog says a former Brampton officer was involved in an alleged sexual assault that dates back more than 50 years. The Special Investigations Unit says a person contacted the agency in November 2019 with a complaint against the former officer. The alleged incidents occurred in Brampton between 1967 and 1972, when Frank Kohler was a member of the Brampton Police. The department merged with Peel Regional Police in 1974, and Kohler later resigned. The SIU says Kohler has been charged with two counts of indecent assault and two counts of gross indecency, and is due to appear in court in Brampton on October 6.
Brampton, Local, Stabbing

2 injured in double stab at Brampton – The Canadian News

Two men are in hospital after double stabbing overnight in Brampton. Emergency crews were called to an apartment building on Lisa Street, in the Queen Street and Dixie Road area, shortly after 1 am Tuesday. Police believe the stabbing occurred after a fight broke out. Two men, believed to be in their 20s, were transferred to a trauma center with critical injuries. Paramedics said that the condition of one of the victims has improved and is currently considered stable. Police say two suspects have been arrested.
Brampton, Local

5 in hospital after shooting in Brampton – The Canadian News

Five people have been taken to hospital after a shooting in Brampton. Peel police were called to Julian Drive, near The Gore and Castlemore roads, just before 6 a.m. on Monday. Police said they initially found three people suffering from gunshot wounds. Paramedics said two of them were taken to a trauma centre and one of them was transported to a local hospital. A fourth person was also taken to a local hospital, while a fifth person took themselves to hospital. No suspect descriptions have been released.