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Friday, February 8, 2019

Drugs, Gun Seized During Bracebridge Traffic Stop

Bracebridge | by Matt Sitler  
A 24 year old Scarborough man has been charged...

OPP have charged a Scarborough man after a gun, drugs and cash were seized during a traffic stop.

On Thursday at 5 pm an officer was conducting speed enforcement on Highway 11 North in Bracebridge and stopped a grey Honda Civic that was moving considerably higher than the speed limit.

Police say the man operating the vehicle was wanted in Toronto and Essex County on outstanding warrants.

After his arrest, police located a firearm in his possession along with illegal drugs and several thousand dollars in cash.

Police have charged a 24-year-old man from Scarborough with the following offences::

Possession of a Loaded Prohibited Firearm 
Possession of a Firearm contrary to Prohibition Order X 4
Possession of a Prohibited Device 
Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm
Occupant of Motor Vehicle knowing there was a Firearm 
Careless Storage of a Firearm 
Possession of Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Opioid CDSA 
Possession of Property Obtained by Crime  
Fail to Comply with Recognizance  X 2

He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge today, February 8th for a bail hearing.

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