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Two Loaded Handguns, Ammunition Seized In RIDE Spot Check On Highway 35

KAWARTHA LAKES-The City of Kawartha Lakes OPP charged four local residents early this morning after a traffic stop resulted in the seizure of cannabis and two loaded handguns.

Police say officers were conducting a R.I.D.E program at Highway 35 and Killarney Bay Road on November 15 shortly before 1:00 am and a vehicle was stopped which contained cannabis readily available to the driver.

Further investigation resulted in the seizure of two loaded handguns. As a result, the following people were arrested and charged:

Jeffery Vanderwal,, 24-years-old, of Lindsay:

  • Drive vehicle with cannabis readily available
  • Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammo
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was prohibited device or ammunition
  • Possession of Firearm knowing Serial Number has been Tampered with
  • Unauthorized possession of weapon
  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm

Justin Alton, 21 years-old, of Fenelon Falls:

  • Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammo
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was prohibited device or ammunition
  • Possession of Firearm knowing Serial Number has been Tampered with
  • Unauthorized possession of weapon
  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm CC 91(1)

Victoria Violette, 19 years-old, of Norwood,

  • Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammo
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was prohibited device or ammunition
  • Possession of Firearm knowing Serial Number has been Tampered with
  • Unauthorized possession of weapon
  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm

Makayla Kavanagh, 22 years-old, of Lindsay

  • Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammo
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was prohibited device or ammunition
  • Possession of Firearm knowing Serial Number has been Tampered with
  • Unauthorized possession of weapon
  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm

The accused are all awaiting a bail hearing with the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay.

 

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