Police Seize Loaded Handgun
An overnight weapons investigation has led to the seizure of a firearm, illicit drugs and the arrest of a 23 year old Hamilton man.
In the early morning hours of February 6th, 2022, Hamilton Police were called to the area of Main Street West and Bay Street South for a report of a person with a firearm. Upon arrival officers located a male matching the description provided to them and after a brief interaction, he was arrested without incident.
Officers recovered a firearm from the arrested male along with a quantity of illicit drugs.
Male, 22 years of age from Hamilton
Held for a bail hearing, John Sopinka Courthouse
Prohibited Firearm - Loaded/Unloaded
Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
Careless Use, Carry, Transport, Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Ammunition
Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm/Weapon
Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose Firearm - Use of during an offence
Possession Contrary to Order X2
Fail to Comply with Release Order - X2
Possession for the Purpose Schedule I - Cocaine
Proceeds of Crime Under $5,000 - Canada in and out
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Det/Cst Jordan Constable at 905-546-3821. To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers as 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com