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Toronto man arrested by Brantford Police TIGER Unit

Brantford Police ServiceToronto man arrested by Brantford Police TIGER Unit

Members of the Brantford Police Service Tactical Intelligence Generated Enforcement and Response Unit (T.I.G.E.R.) initiated a drug trafficking investigation on Saturday, July 9, 2022.

As a result of the investigation, officers attended a residence on Brant Ave to arrest a man. Once officers identified themselves, the accused fled on foot.

After a short foot chase, officers apprehended the suspect.

Search incident to arrest located a fully loaded .45 caliber handgun and a large quantity of Canadian currency in possession of the accused.

As a result of the investigation, Olanzo NELSON, 23, of Toronto, stands charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Possession weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm

The accused was held for bail.

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