Traffic stop ends in multiple charges for Toronto man

Image courtesy of OPP.
Image courtesy of OPP.

During a traffic stop for speeding near Napanee, OPP discovered cannabis, a weapon, and assorted cash and credit cards in the vehicle.

At approximately 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a vehicle travelling westbound on Highway 401 at a high rate of speed, according to a statement dated Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.

OPP stopped the vehicle near the Greater Napanee exit. According to the statment, after investigation, the L&A County OPP have charged Trivin Tyrone Leacock, age 33 of Toronto, with:

  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Transport firearm in a careless manner
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over 5000.00
  • Possession of Firearm or ammunition contrary to a Prohibition order – three counts
  • Possession of Credit Card obtained by crime – five counts

The accused was further charged with

  • Speeding contrary to the Highway Traffic Act, and
  • Drive motor vehicle with Cannabis readily available contrary to the Cannabis Control Act

The accused held for a bail hearing and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Greater Napanee. 

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