Weapons, Drug Charges Following Arrest
A Guelph male faces weapons and drug charges after he was arrested Thursday on an outstanding warrant.
Just after 8 a.m., a Guelph Police Service officer on patrol downtown spotted a male known to be wanted on several outstanding charges, including break and enter and failing to appear in court.
The male was placed under arrest on the warrant. A search incident to arrest revealed a black bb gun, a contaminated digital scale, a small amount of suspected fentanyl, drug paraphernalia and a Visa card in a female’s name.
A 39-year-old Guelph male is further charged with possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose, possessing controlled substances for the purpose of trafficking and possessing a stolen credit card. He was held for a bail hearing and has been released to appear in a Guelph court June 16, 2023.