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Police seize loaded gun, suspected drugs in Corunna traffic stop

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Journal staff

A 22-year-old from Scarborough faces a slew of charges after a traffic stop in Corunna led to the seizure of a loaded gun and suspected fentanyl, cocaine, and hydromorphone, police say.

Lambton OPP say the incident occurred Wednesday when members of the Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) arrested an individual during a traffic stop on Cameron Street, following a drug trafficking investigation.

“The individual was currently on conditions from a previous drug trafficking charge,” a news release noted. “A search, incident to arrest, yielded a loaded prohibited firearm, suspected fentanyl, cocaine, and hydromorphone.”

The individual faces the following charges, and has been held in custody following a bail hearing on August 31: 

  • Possession of a schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking (two counts)
  • Possession of a schedule 1 substance
  • Possession of a prohibited firearm with ammunition
  • Careless storage of a firearm (three counts)
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a weapon
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized possession of a weapon
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was a prohibited weapon and
  • Failure to comply with release order.

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