Arrest Made and Warrant of Arrest Issued in 14th Homicide of the Year

Investigators from the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau have issued a warrant of arrest in relation to the murder of an 18 year-old man.

On Saturday October 14, 2017, at 12:51 a.m., Peel Regional Police responded to a disturbance call in the area of Lakeshore Road and Cawthra Road in the City of Mississauga. Officers arrived on scene and located two male victims suffering from stabbing type injuries. Both victims were rushed to a local hospital and later transferred to a trauma centre in Toronto. One of the victims succumbed to his injuries and the second victim suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The deceased victim has been identified as, Maxwell Alexander CHAVEZ, an 18 year-old male from the City of Toronto.

Investigators from Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau have arrested and charged Trayon Johnson a 23 year-old man from Mississauga on Friday October 20, 2017 for 2nd Degree Murder. Trayon Johnson is will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on Saturday October 21, 2017 for a remand hearing.

Wanted - Richard IRELAND
Richard IRELAND

Investigators from Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau have also issued a Canada Wide Warrant for the arrest of Richard IRELAND an 18 year-old male for 2nd Degree Murder.

Richard IRELAND is described as male white, 5’10” feet tall, 130 pounds, brown eyes, with shoulder length brown hair.

To view a photo of Richard IRELAND, visit our website at www.peelpolice.ca.

Investigators believe that Richard IRELAND is actively evading police. If seen, please do not approach and call police immediately.           

Anyone with information regarding the location of Richard IRELAND, or  or this investigation is asked to call investigators at the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3205. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word ‘PEEL’ and then your tip.

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