Firearm seized in Oshawa visitors cease

A firearm was seized during a traffic stop in Oshawa and a man is facing several charges.

Durham Regional Police stopped a vehicle on Friday, May 27 in the area of ​​Ritson Road and Toronto Avenue, police said.

Officers found the driver of a white BMW was under suspension and he was removed from the vehicle, police noted.

An officer searched the vehicle and found a loaded firearm, police added.

Andrew Thorne, 23, of Oshawa, faces a number of firearms and other related charges, include possession of a loaded restricted/prohibited firearm, occupying a motor vehicle with a firearm and possession of a restricted/prohibited firearm with no license or registration certificate.

He was held for a bail hearing.

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