Handgun, cash and over $50K in drugs seized: London police
A handgun, ammunition, cash and drugs were seized by police after a search in London, Ont. on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. (London Police Service)
London police have seized a gun, ammunition, cash and drugs after searching a Bow Street home and stopping a vehicle on Monday.
Investigators say a Colt .45 caliber handgun with multiple rounds of ammunition and a bullet-proof vest were seized, as well as $12,000 in cash.
Drugs seized included; 272 grams of cocaine valued at $27,100 and 281 grams of crystal methamphetamine valued at $27,800.
As a result, two Londoners, a man and woman, are facing charges including;
- possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking
- possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking
- possession of a loaded restricted firearm
- storing ammunition in a careless manner
- storing a firearm in a careless manner
The 33-year-old London man is also facing charges of possessing a restricted handgun while knowingly not being the holder of a licence permitting such possession, two counts of possessing a firearm and ammunition while prohibited and three counts of breach of recognizance.
The 25-year-old London woman is facing additional charges of possessing a restricted firearm without being the holder of a licence to possess and unlawfully possessing methamphetamine.