Raid following fire turns up guns and drugs

File photo – CTV London

London police have seized guns and drugs following a fire on Limberlost Road.

Emergency crews were called to a fire in the basement of a  residence about 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

The occupant of the home was outside of the residence when emergency services arrived. He sustained minor injuries which did not require medical attention, police said.

Police executed a search warrant at the residence.

The following items were seized:

  • Semi-automatic rifle x 2
  • Loaded pump-action 12 gauge shotgun x 2
  • 11 rounds of 12 gauge ammunition
  • 13 rounds of .22 calibre ammunition
  • High-capacity magazine
  • 3 grams of cocaine
  • 400 grams of marihuana
  • Scale and packaging material
  • $6,270 in Canadian Currency

Three people have been charged with a number of offences.

A 24-year-old man, a 27-year-old man and 61-year-old woman, all of London, are charged with:

  • Five counts of careless storage of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition;
  • Three counts of possession of a loaded/unloaded regulated firearm;
  • Five counts of unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon;
  • Tampering with serial number of a firearm;
  • Possession of a schedule II substance for the purpose of trafficking; and
  • Possession of a schedule I substance.

Source: Raid following fire turns up guns and drugs |CTV London

October 19th, 2017|Categories: Fire|Tags: |
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