Firearm Taken off Hamilton Streets


Hamilton Police arrested a 34-year-old man of Hamilton with firearm related charges.

On Sunday, January 16, 2022, shortly before midnight, police responded to a disturbance in the area of Wilson St and Ferguson St, where a firearm had been brandished.

Hamilton Police patrol along with the K9 Unit responded to the area and in short time, located and arrested a 34-year-old male without incident.


Joshua James Teklenburg

34-year-old man of Hamilton

  • Point Firearm  Sec 87 CC
  • Unauthorized possession of firearm Sec 91(1) CC
  • Unauthorized possession of prohibited weapon (brass knuckles) Sec 91(2) CC
  • Possession prohibited Firearm    Sec. 95(2) CC
  • Possession contrary to Order X6  SEC 117.01 (1) CC
  • Breach conditional sentence order x 2  Sec 742.6 CC
  • FTC probation x 6 Sec 733.1 (1) CC

Police seized a loaded sawed-off .22 calibre rifle and brass knuckles.

Teklenburg has had his bail opposed. 

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Division 1 Criminal Investigation Branch Detective/Constable Robert Booker by calling 905-546-3818.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com