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Toronto man charged with pointing gun at driver

Toronto man charged with pointing gun at driver
Toronto man charged with pointing gun at driver

A 50-year-old man is facing nearly a dozen charges after allegedly pointing a firearm at the driver of a vehicle during an argument in Rockcliffe-Smythe two weeks ago.

Toronto police said they received a report of a person with a weapon in the area of ​​Woodgate Drive and Rose Valley Crescent on the evening of June 25.

Investigators learned that a man was walking with others on Woodgate Drive when, for unknown reasons, he became angry with the driver of a passing vehicle.

He is said to have hit the vehicle with his hand as it drove past him.

The driver stopped and got out.

Police suspect that the man then brandished a firearm and pointed it at the driver.

After an investigation, police identified the man and a search warrant was executed on Sunday.

During the search, officers seized multiple firearms, ammunition and a large quantity of marijuana. This includes one loaded revolver, two rifles, one shotgun, two prohibited weapons and more than 500 rounds of ammunition.

The photo shows several items, including firearms, seized during a search of a home in connection with an investigation into firearms targeting. (Toronto Police Service)

Police also arrested Toronto resident Dale Todorowich and charged him with three counts of possessing a firearm without a license, two counts of possessing a prohibited/restricted weapon or device without knowledge of the license, one count each of pointing a firearm, careless use/handling/storing a firearm, careless use/handling/storing ammunition and possessing a loaded, regulated firearm.

He appeared in court in Toronto on Monday. Police are asking anyone with information to contact investigators at 416-808-1200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477) or www.222tips.com.