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Two People On Weapons Prohibitions Charged With New Weapons Related Offences

PETERBOROUGH-Two people are facing weapons charges after a traffic stop by Peterborough County OPP.

Officers were conducting general patrol when a vehicle caught their attention as it appeared to be swerving in its lane on June 7th.

Officers conducted a traffic stop and while speaking with the driver allegedly observed drug paraphernalia within reach of the driver. During the interaction, officers say they observed a magazine for a firearm in the rear of the vehicle. Upon investigation, both the magazine and a rifle were located in the vehicle. Police say both the driver and passenger were found to be currently on weapons prohibitions. Both were arrested on the scene.

39-year-old Jesse Garlow of Douro-Dummer Twp, ON, was arrested and charged with:

·      Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm

·      Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order

·      Transport firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition in a careless manner

·      Careless storage of a Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited device or ammunition

·      Possession of Break in Instruments

·      Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000

37-year-old Jonathan Guthrie of Whitby, ON, was arrested and charged with:

·      Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm

·      Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order

·      Transport firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition in a careless manner

·      Careless storage of a Firearm, Weapon , Prohibited device or ammunition

·      Possession of Break in Instruments

·      Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000

The accused were held for Bail to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice.

 

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