A HANDGUN, DRUGS AND CASH SIEZED AFTER A TRAFFIC STOP

Police arrested and charged two people with weapons and drug related offences after a traffic stop.

On April 22, 2024, shortly before 7:00 p.m., members from the Sudbury Traffic Incident Management Enforcement (T.I.M.E.) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a motor vehicle for speeding on Highway 69, French River.

As a result of the investigation, two people were arrested. A search of the vehicle located a handgun, credit cards, Canadian currency, open liquor, and drugs suspected to be cannabis.

The driver, Jamar QUINTYNE, 31 years-of-age from Mississauga, was charged with:

  • Speeding 1 – 49 Km/h over posted limit
  • Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available
  • Driving motor vehicle with open container of liquor
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was firearm
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5000
  • Possession of prohibited or restricted firearm with ammo
  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm

Jonathan SINCLAIR, 31 years-of-age from Mississauga, was charged with:

  • Having liquor in open container in unauthorized place
  • Failure to comply with release order – other than to attend court
  • Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was firearm
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5000
  • Possession of prohibited or restricted firearm with ammo
  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm
  • Possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order

Both accused were held for Bail Court and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on April 23, 2024, in Sudbury.

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