Woodstock, Ont. man facing numerous weapons charges following arrest

CTV London

A 40-year-old Woodstock, Ont. man has been charged with several weapons offences following an early morning incident.

Just after 12 a.m. Tuesday, police noticed a parked vehicle with its headlights on and the engine running on Rivers Road in South-West Oxford Township.

According to OPP, the attending officer observed several weapons around the driver.

He was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a weapon
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was a prohibited or restricted weapon
  • Transport firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition in a careless manner
  • Failure to comply with undertaking

The accused will appear in bail court Tuesday.