Sawed-off shotgun and drug found in Whitby traffic stop with kids in car: police claim

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Published June 6, 2024 at 12:01 pm

Drugs and gun

Two people are in custody after they were pulled over with, police allege, drugs, and a gun in the car as well as their two children.

Durham Police officers pulled the couple over near Garden Street and Rossland Road East around 4 p.m. on June 5. The cops learned the man was court-ordered to stay away from the woman. He was arrested at the scene without any problems.

However, a search of the car led to the discovery of multiple drugs and a sawed-off shotgun. After this discovery, the woman was also arrested. There were two young children in the back seat. They’ve been placed in a family member’s care.

Samuel Ribiero Allan, 35 of Whitby, is charged with a battery of offences including;

  • possess of a restricted or prohibited firearm while knowingly without a licence,
  • possession of a firearm knowing the serial number has been tampered with,
  • occupying a car with a firearm,
  • six counts of possession contrary to a court order,
  • possession of cocaine for trafficking,
  • possession of an opioid for trafficking, and
  • two counts of failure to comply with an undertaking

Brooklyn Smoke, 23 of Lindsay is also charged with;

  • possess of a restricted or prohibited firearm while knowingly without a licence,
  • possession of a firearm knowing the serial number has been tampered with,
  • occupying a car with a firearm,
  • possession of cocaine for trafficking,
  • possession of an opioid for trafficking, and
  • failure to comply with an undertaking

Both suspects remain in custody pending a bail hearing. Anyone with information can call police at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2943 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

 

 

 

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