Micheal Cleghorn Arrested in Mississauga – Thunder Bay Homicide Suspect in Custody

Police are seeking Michael Cleghorn for a number of charges in Thunder Bay and Toronto
Police are seeking Michael Cleghorn for a number of charges in Thunder Bay and Toronto as well as in a shooting incident August 14, 2019 in Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA – NEWS – Micheal Cleghorn a suspect in a Thunder Bay homicide has been arrested in Mississauga on November 14th. The arrest came following an incident in Mississauga where there was a shooting in the area of Apple Blossom Cresent in the city.

Peel Regional Police were seeking Cleghorn for the charge of attempted murder in that incident.

Peel Regional Police say that “On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at approximately 2:30 p.m., police responded to the area of Apple Blossom Circle in relation to a dispute involving weapons. Once officers arrived, a female victim was located suffering from gunshot wounds. The male suspect involved had fled the scene but was located by officers in the area of Sandford Farm Drive and Stargazer Drive in Mississauga. An interaction took place between the suspect and the officers at which point the suspect fled in a police vehicle. The police vehicle was located a short distance away after the suspect abandoned it.”

Investigation identified the suspect as Michael Cleghorn, a 31-year-old man with no fixed address.

On November 14, 2019, Michael Cleghorn was arrested by investigators from 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau and appeared in the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on November 15, 2019 in answer to the charges of Attempt Murder, Assault, Theft of Motor Vehicle x2 and multiple firearm related charges.

Cleghorn was also wanted in a homicide in Thunder Bay. He was sought as a suspect in a homicide on Marks Street that happened in the city on May 22, 2017.

The Special Investigations Unit has invoked their mandate in this incident and all inquiries should be directed to the SIU.