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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.

Peel Police – Homicide & Missing Persons Bureau Make an Arrest in 3rd Homicide of 2017

Investigators from the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau have made an arrest in the region’s third homicide of 2017.

On Monday, March 13, 2017, the deceased victim, Cheryl McVarish, was reported missing from her Mississauga home.  On Monday, March 20, 2017, during the early morning hours, the victim was located in the driveway of her residence.

Subsequent investigation revealed the victim had been murdered.  The mechanism of death is currently under review by the Coroner’s Office.  Blunt force trauma has been confirmed as one of the contributing factors.

In the early afternoon of Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017, Gil DASILVA a 64 year old male from the City of Mississauga was arrested without incident at his residence for the second degree murder of Cheryl McVarish.  Gil DASILVA will appear in the A. Grenville and William Davis Courthouse located at 7755 Hurontario St, Brampton for a remand hearing on May 03rd, 2017 on the charge of second degree murder.

Anyone with further information relating to 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.caor by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word ‘PEEL’ and then your tip.

Police Appeal for Witnesses in Motor Vehicle Collision with a Skateboarder 

Mississauga – Investigators from the Major Collision Bureau are seeking the public’s assistance in their investigation into a collision involving a minivan and a skateboarder in Mississauga.

On Friday, March 24, 2017 at 6:37 a.m., a collision occurred in the intersection of Bloor Street and Mississauga Valley Boulevard between a Toyota Sienna van and a male on a skateboard.

The 17 year old male skateboarder was initially taken to local hospital, but was later transferred to a Trauma Centre in Toronto.  His injuries have since been deemed non-life-threatening.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the collision, have dashboard video footage of the incident or who may have information regarding the actions of the driver or skateboarder prior to the collision.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators with the Major Collision Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3710. 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.