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From the Toronto Sun: Gun seized from car in Etobicoke

Posted by cgccanada on February 18, 2010

By ROB LAMBERTI, Toronto Sun

Last Updated: 17th February 2010, 12:03pm

No tail lights and the odour of marijuana led to the recovery of a handgun in Etobicoke.

But in a disturbing snub of the law, officers discovered two of the four suspects arrested in the Monday evening stop share a total of six court-imposed bans from having a firearm.

One suspect was slapped with two bans while another suspect holds four, Toronto Police said.

Police stopped a car at 32nd St. and Lake Shore Blvd. after noticing it didn’t have any rear lights.

While talking to the people in the car, officers noticed a smell of marijuana. The four men were ordered out of the car but police said a rear passenger was told several times to get out before he did.

Moments later, police spotted the handgun under the rear seat… Read more here


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