An Orillia female faces a long list of charges after a loaded handgun, large amount of cash and drugs were seized during a traffic stop in Guelph Saturday evening.

Approximately 7:45 p.m., officers on patrol observed a motor vehicle stopped in front of a residence in the area of Brant Avenue and Victoria Road North. Officers know the occupants of the residence to be involved in the drug subculture.

The motor vehicle was a rental vehicle, and officers pulled it over a short distance away to confirm who was driving it. While speaking to the female driver, officers observed a glass pipe containing a crystal-type substance believed to be methamphetamine. The driver was arrested for possessing a controlled substance.

During a subsequent search of the motor vehicle, officers discovered a loaded, unregistered .40-calibre handgun and approximately $15,000 cash inside a purse, as well as a small amount of cannabis.

A 29-year-old Orillia female is charged with:

  • Possession Schedule I- Other Drugs (Methamphetamine)
  • Possession of Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized
  • Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing There was Firearm
  • Possession of prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition
  • Careless Use of Firearm
  • Carry Concealed Weapon
  • Transport Firearm Contrary to Regulations
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime- over $5000
  • Driver Fail to Surrender Licence
  • Drive Vehicle with Cannabis Readily Available

She was held for a bail hearing Monday.

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