Major firearms seizure lauded by police

By Ron Fanfair, Toronto Police Service Published: 2:21 p.m. July 21, 2020

A senior Toronto Police member is praising officers after the seizure of 11 firearms, thousands of rounds of ammunition and a large quantity of drugs.

A large quantity of ammunition, guns and drugs laying on the floor.
Alleged seizure of firearms and ammunition

On July 14, 11 Division Major Crime Unit, Community Response Unit and Emergency Task Force members executed two search warrants in the city.

As a result, it’s alleged that 11 firearms, 11,000 rounds of ammunition, 110 grams of crack cocaine, 400 grams of heroin and 672 grams of crystal meth were seized.

“Our Major Crime Unit along with our Neighbourhood and Community Response officers have been putting a lot of effort in trying to identify persons who are involved in firearms offences,’” said Supt. Neil Corrigan who is the 11 Division Unit Commander. “We are very proud of the work they are doing and some of that effort recently led to information which subsequently led us into an investigation where we were able to locate a large number of firearms.

“Those firearms, we believe, were going to be used to harm people in our community, so the interdiction by our officers was pivotal in making our community safe.”

Samuel Morris, 34, faces 12 charges, including two counts of possession of an unloaded regulated firearm, and Emily Morris, 25, faces five charges, including possession of proceeds of crime over $5,000.

David Morris, 48, Rachel Morris, 19, and 22-year-old William Morris each face two drug-related charges.

They were scheduled to appear in court on July 15.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play.


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