Brockville police seize weapons, drugs from suspicious vehicle near Via Rail station
File photo of a Brockville, Ont. police cruiser. (Nate Vandermeer / CTV News Ottawa)
A 50-year-old man is facing several firearms and drug offences after Brockville Police investigated a suspicious vehicle in the area of the Via Rail station.
At approximately 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, an officer investigating a suspicious vehicle on Perth Street in Brockville found the occupant of the vehicle was wanted on an unendorsed warrant and a conditional sentence order.
Police say when the officer arrested the man, they found a Derringer style Smith and Wesson revolver hand gun, brass knuckles and a switchblade knife.
"Additionally, almost 90 grams of crystal meth was concealed in his coat," police said.
The suspect is being held in custody for a bail hearing. Police say charges include possession of a prohibited firearm, carrying a firearm, possession of a loaded restricted firearm and possession of crystal meth for the purpose of trafficking.