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Thursday April 2nd, 2015

Posted at 3:52pm

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Eight people have been arrested, two handguns were seized and police recovered some drugs on Wyandotte Street.

On Wednesday April 1st members of the Windsor Police Drug Enforcement Unit were granted a search warrant for a residence located in the 600 block of Wyandotte Street East and entered around 8pm.

Officers arrested four people and seized 3.3 grams of cannabis marijuana ($33.00), 0.4 grams of crack cocaine ($40.00), 1 Percocet tablet,($5.00) and 1/2 of a Morphine tablet.

A few minutes later a taxi transporting four men pulled up out front of the apartment unit. Upon seeing police, one of the men fled the area on foot.

During a foot pursuit, the man allegedly threw a black handgun in the 700 block of Tuscarora Avenue. The 18 year old suspect was apprehended and placed under arrest. The handgun was recovered and was determined by police to be a loaded 9mm Springfield Armouries XD.

Police also found a loaded .357 Magnum Revolver on the ground by the passenger door of the cab.

The three remaining men from the cab were placed under arrest for unlawful possession of a firearm.

Kenyon Ohamu, 18, Gevanne Miles, 20, Hussein Khalfan, 21, Jordane Mootoosamy, a 48 year old man , a 41 year old man, a 52 year old man and a 30 year old woman were all arrested and are facing charges.

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