Hamilton, Ontario,
25
February
2019
|
22:52
America/New_York

Hamilton Police Seize Three Firearms After Collision

Hamilton Police seize three firearms after a fail to remain early Monday morning.

On Monday, February 25, 2019, at 1:10 a.m., Hamilton Police were dispatched to Grant Avenue for a car accident where the occupants failed to remain on the scene. A witness reported seeing a vehicle collide with a taxi and the four male occupants fleeing the area.

Police arrived to find a black 2012 Acura parked in a private driveway and a loaded black firearm in plain view. Shortly after, Hamilton Police located four males walking northbound on Tisdale Street and entering a vehicle with an Uber logo on Cannon Street. When police initiated a traffic stop, the four occupants fled in various directions.

The Emergency Response Unit and K9 attended but the suspects were not located.

The suspects are described as follows:

  • Black male, long black hair with one dreadlock/braid, wearing all black jeans and jacket, with a goatee, 5’3-5’4
  • Black male, scruff on face, carrying a backpack, 5’8-5’9
  • Black/brown male, fair complexion, braids, goatee, light blue jacket and jeans
  • Black male, cream coloured jacket, blue jeans, backpack

Hamilton Police recovered three firearms and ammunition from the vehicles. The Make Safe Task Force continues to investigate.

If you have any information that would assist police in these investigations, please contact Detective Sergeant Jason Cattle 905-546-3887. To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit an anonymous tip online at www.crimestoppershamilton.com.