LONDON, ONT. -- A loaded gun was seized after a driver allegedly brandished a firearm while inside their vehicle.

Just before 5:30 p.m. Saturday, a couple were travelling southbound near Huron Street on Adelaide Street in their vehicle.

When an SUV pulled up beside them, they allegedly saw the male driver produce a firearm prior to continuing his drive.

The SUV, with the driver and female passenger, was located by officers downtown after a description of the vehicle was provided to police.

Upon executing a search warrant, the following items were seized:

  • loaded semi-automatic 9mm handgun
  • 15-round magazine
  • 15 x 9mm rounds of ammunition
  • cell phone

The driver, a 19-year-old male and his passenger, a 20-year-old female, both of London have been charged with:

  • two counts careless storage of a firearm/ammunition
  • possession of a firearm without a license
  • possession of a weapon – loaded/unloaded
  • possession of prohibited unauthorized weapon/device

The accused are both expected to appear in court Monday.