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Youth caught with loaded handgun, drugs and cash: LPS

London police seized a loaded Tauras 22 LR handgun on Nov. 29, 2023. (Source: London police) London police seized a loaded Tauras 22 LR handgun on Nov. 29, 2023. (Source: London police)
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A London teenager is facing several charges involving drugs, weapons and cash.

Around 3:55 p.m. on Nov. 29, London police and OPP found a teenage boy in a vehicle in the area of Taylor Road and Sevilla Park Place with outstanding warrants.

While being searched, police said they found A loaded Tauras 22 LR handgun, 84 Dilaudid pills (hydromorphone and over $4,000 in Canadian currency.

The youth, who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, faces severeal charges.

  • Possess loaded/unloaded regulated firearm
  • Careless storage of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition
  • Possess restricted or prohibited firearm knowingly not holding a license and registration certificate
  • Occupy motor vehicle with a firearm
  • Two counts of possess firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order
  • Fail to comply with sentence order
  • Traffic in a Schedule I substance; and
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking

He remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 4.

London police seized Canadian currency totaling $4071.45 as part of an investigation on Nov. 29, 2023. (Source: London police)

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