Suspect arrested after gun and drugs seized


Friday, September 29, 2023
Case #: 23-113310
Suspect arrested after gun and drugs seized 

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A firearm investigation by the Windsor Police Service has led to one arrest and the seizure of a loaded firearm and $6,750 worth of narcotics.

On September 28, 2023, at approximately 10 a.m., members of the Drugs and Guns Enforcement Unit (DIGS) executed a search warrant at a house in the 2100 block of Church Street.

During their search, officers located and seized a loaded Sig Sauer P220, .45 calibre handgun, 15 additional rounds of .45 calibre ammunition, a can of bear spray, 67.5 grams of cocaine, and $3,150 in cash.

Torell Peterson, 31, was arrested and charged with:
Possession of a controlled substance, namely cocaine, for the purpose of trafficking 
Possession of a restricted firearm without a licence 
Possession of a loaded regulated firearm 
Unsafe storage of a firearm
Possession of a firearm with altered serial number

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Windsor Police Service DIGS Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4361. They can also contact Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.

For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462.

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Constable Bianca Jackson
Corporate Communications Unit
Windsor Police Service - Headquarters
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Office: (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462

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