Driver in Mississauga stopped with loaded firearm


Published June 14, 2021 at 10:45 pm


A routine R.I.D.E. stop led to a driver being found with a loaded handgun in his car, Mississauga OPP say.

On Monday afternoon, a 20-year-old man was stopped by Ontario Provincial Police as part of a R.I.D.E. program at Hwy. 410 and Queen St.. He ended up being charged with cannabis violations and a loaded handgun was also seized.

R.I.D.E.  (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) is a provincial proram where police conduct spot checks to check drivers for intoxicatio.

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