LONDON, ONT. -- A 30-year-old London man is facing numerous charges after he was found with more than $160,000 worth of drugs during a traffic stop.

Early morning Saturday provincial police oberserved a suspicious vehicle on Highway 401 and pulled it over in the area of Highbury Avenue.

Police discovered a large quantity of drugs including fentanyl, methamphetamine, cocaine and crack with an estimated street value just under $165,000.

Police also seized a firearm in the vehicle that was later determined to be a BB gun.

The 30-year-old has been charged with the following:

  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000
  • Possessing Cannabis for the Purpose of Selling
  • Four counts of Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking
  • Drive Motor Vehicle - No Licence
  • Fail to Surrender Permit for Motor Vehicle
  • Fail to Have Insurance Card

He was being held in police custody.