Charges After Loaded Handgun and Drugs Found in East-end
A Guelph man faces several weapons and drug charges after police recovered a loaded handgun while executing a search warrant at an east-end home.
On Monday evening, police attended a home near Grange Road and Starwood Drive after receiving information the resident might be in possession of a firearm. A loaded Glock handgun was observed in a bag laying on a bed. Officers held the scene and applied for a search warrant.
During a subsequent search of the residence officers recovered the handgun with the serial numbers altered, a baggie of suspected cocaine, a large amount of marijuana, contaminated digital scales and more than $15,000 in cash.
A 23-year-old Guelph man was arrested and charged with possessing a restricted firearm with ammunition, unauthorized possession of a firearm, careless storage of a firearm, possessing cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and possessing cannabis for the purpose of distribution. He was held for a bail hearing.