Toronto Police Searching TCHC Properties
NewsTalk 1010 has learned that Toronto Police have been conducting searches of all Toronto Community Housing Properties. A source tells NewsTalk 1010 that officers have been searching all of the common areas of buildings and complexes looking for drugs and guns, and they’ve found them.
According to the source, police have already seized a number of handguns, sawed of shot guns and drugs which were found hidden in air ducts, ceiling tiles and storage areas.
Police had begun searching properties in 23 Division, which is located in the Finch and Kipling area, Thursday. 15-year-old Jarvis Montaque was gunned down while standing outside his Toronto Community Housing unit on Sunday. Police are still searching for his killer.
While these sweeps are being conducted across the city the majority are expected to be completed by the end of the day Friday.