Very dangerous weapon seized by police during an arrest.

Crime 100By Staff

April 10th, 2016


On April 8th, 2016 a victim attended 30 Division in Burlington to report a male had threatened to shoot him.

Police commenced an investigation and learned the victim and accused are known to each other. The accused had been trying to contact the victim through a series of
phone calls and text messages.

The victim advised the accused threatened to cause physical harm and ultimately shoot the victim. Fearing for his safety, the victim attended 30 Division and filed
a report.

seizureAs a result of the investigation it was believed the accused was in possession of a firearms. Police attended the residence of the accused. He was observed exiting his
apartment building after a brief struggle the accused was arrested.

Once in custody, police executed a Criminal Code search warrant on his residence and located the following:

– A Russian SKS semi-automatic rifle

– 12 stripper clips which contained 10 bullets each (120 bullets total) caliber 7.62 mm

– Quantities of powder cocaine, crack cocaine and marihuana

The accused was identified as Tyler TATAREN, a 20 year old male from Toronto.


– Utter threats to cause death
– Resist arrest
– Carry concealed weapon
– Weapons dangerous
– Unauthorized possession of a firearm
– Possession of firearm knowing possession is unauthorized
– Careless storage (firearm-careless storage (ammunition)
Save media that matters– Contravention of storage regulations (firearm)
– Contravention of storage regulations (ammunition)
– Possession of controlled substance – schedule I cocaine
– Possession of controlled substance – schedule II marihuana

The accused was held for bail.

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