Traffic Collision/Weapons Charges

A 29 year old man is appearing in Provincial Court this morning following an incident last night that began as a traffic collision and ended in weapons charges.

Just before 9:30 patrol officers witnessed a traffic collision at the intersection of Diefenbaker Drive and Steeves Avenue. Upon further investigation they discovered the driver of one of the vehicles was carrying marijuana and a semi automatic pistol. The man was taken into custody and is facing seven weapons related charges and one count of possession of marijuana.

No one was injured in the collision.

(Occurrence Number: 2008-4255)