Traffic stop leads to arrest, drugs and weapon charges for Kingston man

Photo by First Response Media.

Police who ran a licence plate only to find it was registered to a different vehicle than the one it was on ended up arresting a local man after find drugs and a weapon in his possession.

Police observed the accused male driving a white vehicle southbound on Sir John A Macdonald Boulevard at approximately 6:20 p.m. on Thursday, Apr. 11, 2019. After running the licence plate on the vehicle through their database, police found that the licence plate attached to the vehicle was registered to a vehicle of a different make and model.

Police initiated a traffic stop and the ensuing investigation found that the accused man – the passenger in the vehicle – was in possession of a baggy containing a white powdery substance suspected to be cocaine. The accused man was placed under arrest and then search, which turned up a second baggy containing a white crystallized substance suspected to be crystal methamphetamine. Brass knuckles were also discovered inside the vehicle, according to Kingston Police.

The 29-year-old local man was charged with two counts of possession of a Schedule 1 substance, possession of a prohibited weapon, four counts of possession of a prohibited weapon while prohibited, and two counts of breach of probation.

We hope you've valued the Kingston news perspectives we've brought you...

And we'd love to bring you more.
Please consider helping to make this happen with a small regular contribution:

Leave a Reply