Two from Quebec face 20 charges after gun seized in Oshawa traffic stop

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Published February 24, 2022 at 3:14 pm

via DRPS

Two men from Quebec face more than 20 charges between them after police allege they seized a gun and a wad of cash in their car Saturday afternoon.

Police pulled over a red Nissan Sentra on Bloor Street West and Stevenson Road South on February 19. Officers investigated the two men in the car, and found the driver had a loaded pistol in his possession.

The pair, Nile Ness, 19, and Jean Talbot, 20, both of Quebec now face 21 combined charges including; fail to comply, unauthorized possession of a restricted/prohibited firearm, unauthorized possession of a restricted/prohibited firearm in a motor vehicle, driving with cannabis readily available and possess loaded restricted/prohibited firearm.

Both men will remain in custody until a bail hearing

Anybody with information pertinent to this investigations can call the DRPS Gun and Gang Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5800, or Durham Regional Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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