Key Points


  • Police conducted a welfare check on an 11-year-old boy
  • Police found weapons and drug paraphernalia.
  • Police obtained a search warrant.
  • Weapons and drugs found in the search.
  • 32 Charges laid, Bail Refused.

Police were called to a unit in Cardiff for a welfare check on an 11-year-old boy, police spoke with the boy, and the father allowed police to enter the unit.

Upon entry police located a gel blaster rifle and pistol, pellets, swords, knives, and drug paraphernalia.

The man was arrested and taken to Toronto Police station and questioned, Police were than able to obtain a search warrant for the unit.

Later that evening, police executed a search warrant at the home where they seized more than 60 items, including gel-blasters, 11 sling shots, four extendable batons, three tasers, three knuckle dusters, two crossbows, a number of knives including machetes, throwing knives and swords, fireworks and a white substance believed to be cocaine.

The man was charged with 32 offences including possess prohibited weapon without permit, possess unauthorised firearm, and possess ammunition without permit.

The man was refused bail.