Loaded gun seized during Oshawa traffic stop

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Published September 9, 2022 at 1:27 pm

A 27-year-old Oshawa man faces numerous charges after police seized a loaded gun during a traffic stop early Thursday morning.

Durham Police East Division officers were conducting a mobile Ride program at King St. E. and Townline Rd. N. yesterday at approximately 2:45 a.m. when they observed a white SUV westbound on King Street. Police stopped the vehicle and the driver was subsequently arrested after he failed a roadside screening.

A loaded firearm was located and seized during the investigation.

Mascud Asser faces several firearm and other related charges which include operation while impaired – exceed blood alcohol concentration; possess loaded restricted/prohibited firearm; occupy motor vehicle with firearm and possess restricted/prohibited firearm no licence or registration certificate.

He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone who may have information in regards to this incident can contact PC Birmingham of East Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5100.

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