A London man faces a list of charges after a traffic stop led to the seizure of a rifle, ammunition, and drugs
According to London police, an officer saw a U-Haul truck come to a stop on Sevilla Park Place around 10:45 a.m. Friday. The officer spoke to the driver, and learned that the driver was disqualified from driving.
The man was arrested and a search turned up: A sawed-off .22 calibre rifle Ten 12-gauge shotgun shells Two .22 calibre rounds 378 grams of cannabis 54 capsules of suspected morphine sulfate Six gams of suspected methamphetamine 21 tablets of suspected hydromorphone
Poolice say the drugs were worth just under $5,000.
A 29-year-old man is charged with three counts of possession of a Schedule 1 substance, two counts of possession of a firearm or ammunition contrary to a prohibition order, and one count each of possession of a regulated firearm, possession of a restriction firearm without a licence, careless storage of a firearm, occupying a motor vehicle with a firearm, operation of a vehicle while prohibited, and possession of over 30 grams of cannabis in a public place.
Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in online anonymously to London Elgin Middlesex Crime Stoppers.