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Traffic Stop Results In Impaired/Weapons Charges

By Mike Ebbeling Dec 31, 2022 | 9:08 AM

A Calgary, Alberta man has been arrested following a traffic stop on Highway 17A.

Provincial Police in Kenora pulled over the vehicle Thursday night and officers determined the driver was impaired.

A search resulted in the discovery of weapons, drugs, a firearm, and a homemade explosive device.

The OPP Explosives Disposal Unit attended to assist with the search of the vehicle.

OPP say 28-year-old Ian Hewitt faces a total of eight charges.

 .     Explosives-Making or Possessing for unlawful purpose (Dual/Hybrid), sec 82(1) CC

·      Unauthorized Possession of Firearm, sec 91(1) CC

·      Careless Storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition, sec 86(1) CC

·      Carrying Concealed Weapon, sec 90 CC

·      Possession of Firearm or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order, sec 117.01(1) CC X4

·      Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm/Ammunition, sec 95(b) CC

·      Operation While Impaired-Alcohol and Drugs, sec 320.14(1)(a) CC

·      Possession of a Schedule I Substance-Methamphetamine, sec 4(1) CDSA


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