Running red leads to weapon, drug charges for cyclist
Published Wednesday, October 16, 2013 2:51PM EDT
A 33-year-old London man is facing a number of charges after he caught the attention of police riding his bicycle through a red light in the city’s downtown.
Police say the man was seen crossing against the light at Dundas Street and William Street around 5:50 p.m. on Tuesday.
While speaking with him, police learned he was carrying a spring-loaded folding knife.
After his arrest, a search found traces of crystal meth and 5.8 grams of marijuana valued at $58.
Police say additional investigation found the bicycle he was riding had been reported stolen in September.
David George of London is facing charges including:
- possessing a prohibited weapon
- carrying a concealed weapon
- possessing a prohibited weapon while prohibited
- possession of a Schedule I substance
- possession Schedule II substance