Male Arrested in Possession of Firearm

Hamilton Police arrested a 47-year-old male on an outstanding arrest warrant and recovered a loaded handgun.

On Friday, January 5, 2024, at approximately 4:00 p.m., police were patrolling in the area of Cannon Street East and Grosvenor Avenue North. During this time, an officer observed a male and identified him as Jason Kane, a wanted individual with an outstanding arrest warrant dating back to June 2023.

Jason Kane was apprehended and taken into custody.

A search incident to arrest revealed Jason Kane to be in possession of a loaded firearm.

Jason Kane has been charged with the following;

  • Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • Possession of a Prohibited Firearm- Loaded
  • Carless Use, Carry, Transport, Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Ammunition
  • Carrying Concealed Weapon
  • Four counts of Possession Contrary to Order

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, please contact Division Two Criminal Investigation Branch Detective Sergeant Candace Culp at 905-546-2907.

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

This is not the end. Hamilton Police will continue to engage with our community, police partners and share information in order to provide community safety. The citizens of Hamilton need to continue to feel safe in their communities and as a community we need to stop gun violence.