19 year old Pickering man facing charges after police find loaded handgun

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Published February 21, 2022 at 6:06 pm

A 19-year-old Pickering man is facing multiple charges after police seized a firearm during a traffic stop in Pickering.

On Saturday morning, Feb. 19, officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Denmar Road due to a citizen’s complaint.

“Further investigation revealed that the occupants of a grey Honda had cannabis and alcohol readily available in the vehicle,” said police.

“Subsequent to the passenger’s arrest, police located a loaded handgun.”

19 year old Jim Hosang from Pickering has been charged with Possession of Firearm Knowing Serial Number Has Been Tampered with, Possess Loaded Restricted/Prohibited Firearm, Occupy Motor Vehicle with Firearm and Possess Restricted/Prohibited Firearm no Licence or Registration Certificate.

He was held for a bail hearing.

Photo courtesy of Durham police

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