Police discover cache of weapons, drugs in vehicle on highway

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LONDON, Ont. - Sarnia police seized five long guns, a machete and fentanyl after stopping a vehicle Tuesday night.

The vehicle was on Highway 402 at Waterworks Road when police pulled over the 36-year-old driver, wanted by police.

While arresting the man, police say they saw a firearm in view in the vehicle.

A further search resulted in locating the long guns, the machete, 8.21 grams of magic mushrooms with a street value of $80 and trace amounts of powdered fentanyl, with a street value of $100.

The long guns consisted of shotguns and rifles and police say they believe them to be recently stolen during a break and enter.

A Sarnia man is charged with:

  • five counts of possessing a firearm contrary to a prohibition order,
  • five counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm,
  • five counts of possessing a firearm while in a motor vehicle,
  • two counts of possession of a controlled substance
  • drive while under suspension.