Peel Police 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau have arrested a male for attempted murder and numerous charges related to human trafficking, and firearms related offences in Brampton.

On Thursday August 3, 2017, a 19 year-old female victim was approached at gun point by Chevan DENNIS for the purpose of working in the sex trade.

On Saturday, August 5, 2017 at approximately 3:30 a.m. the victim’s cousin, a 20 year-old male from Brampton, was shot in the area of Fletchers Creek Blvd and Williams Parkway.  The male victim attended a local hospital and was treated for his injuries.

Investigation identified Chevan DENNIS, a resident of London, Ontario, as being responsible for the above offences.

A warrant was issued on Friday September 15, 2017 for the arrest of Chevan DENNIS. On Monday September 25, 2017, he was arrested and charged with the following offences:

  1. Point Firearm
  2. Discharge Firearm With Intent
  3. Careless Use of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition
  4. Aggravated Assault
  5. Carrying concealed weapon
  6. Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  7. Unauthorized Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Weapon
  8. Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  9. Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
  10. Possession of a Prohibited Device or Ammunition Obtained by Crime
  11. Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  12. Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing there was Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Weapon
  13. Utter Threat to Cause Death or Bodily Harm
  14. Breach of Probation Order X4
  15. Possession of Firearm, etc. Contrary to Order X6
  16. Attempted Murder using Firearm
  17. Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition
  18. Trafficking in Persons
  19. Procuring
  20. Advertising Sexual Services
  21. Kidnapping with the Intent to Cause a Person to be Confined or Imprisoned
  22. Forcible Confinement
  23. Assault
  24. Sexual Assault With Firearm
  25. Utter Threat to Cause Death or Bodily Harm
  26. Theft Under $5000 X2
  27. Administering Noxious Thing with intent to Endanger Life or Cause Bodily Harm
  28. Overcoming Resistance by Administering or Attempting to Administer a Drug

DENNIS was charged with additional firearms related offences, stemming from the human trafficking related incident.  DENNIS was held for a bail hearing and transported to A. Grenville & William Davis Court House in the City of Brampton.

If you have any information regarding this incident please contact investigators with the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 2233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).



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