Around 7:51 a.m. officers conducted a traffic stop on Wallace Terrace. Upon speaking with the accused officers discovered he was a suspended driver. Further investigation revealed the vehicle to be unfit for operation. During a subsequent search of the vehicle officers located a gun case with a loaded 12 gauge shotgun, along with ammunition and various firearm parts. Further investigation revealed the accused does not have a licence for the firearm.
He was arrested and charged with possession of a loaded firearm, careless storage of a firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, unauthorized possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle, unauthorized possession of a firearm, unauthorized possession of ammunition, possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized, possession of ammunition knowing its possession is unauthorized and driving while suspended.
He was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear in court on July 12, 2021.