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Loaded Firearms, Edged Weapons, Taser, Drugs And Cash Seized In Traffic Stop In Peterborough

PETERBOROUGH-Members of the Peterborough County OPP conducted a traffic stop that resulted in drug and firearm charges.

Officers say they initiated a traffic stop after observing a vehicle allegedly swerving on Lansdowne Street on April 25, 2023, at approximately 10:50p.m.

As part of the investigation, officers say they seized two loaded firearms, a rifle, multiple-edged weapons, illicit drugs, Canadian currency, a conducted energy weapon, and other drug paraphernalia.

47-year-old Eugene D’Auteuil of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

·      Possession of property obtained by crime-over $5000

·      Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Opioid

·      Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

·      Tampering with serial number of a Firearm – two counts

·      Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition – four counts

·      Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm – three counts

·      Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted Firearm – two counts

·      Breach of Firearms Regulation – Store firearm or restricted weapon

·      Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance – Other Drugs

The accused was held for Bail and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on April 27, 2023.

 

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