Guns seized in downtown Oshawa raid after fentanyl and meth found during arrest


Published May 9, 2022 at 4:48 pm

A police raid in Oshawa’s downtown core uncovered guns and drug in enough quantity to warrant trafficking charges against a man from the city.

The Durham Regional Police Guns and Gangs unit wrapped an investigation on May 6 with the arrest of an Oshawa man. During the arrest police say they discovered fentanyl and crystal meth on the man.

This discovery prompted a search warrant at a home on King St. W, where investigators say the discovered four rifles.

Michael Sommer, 45 of Oshawa, is charged with firearms trafficking, possession for the purpose of weapons trafficking, four counts of possession of a weapon obtained by crime, four counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm, two counts possession for the purpose of trafficking and four counts of failure to comply with release order.

Sommer will remain in custody until a bail hearing.

Anyone with information pertinent to this investigation can call DRPS Gun and Gang Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5100, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


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