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Enfield man facing 15 charges after police search vehicle on Sackville Drive

By News Oct 5, 2023 | 3:40 PM

A 25 year-old man is facing 15 charges after he was pulled over with a loaded gun, cash, drugs and cell phones in Lower Sackville.

On October 3, at approximately 10:50 p.m., an RCMP officer noticed a Cadillac speeding on Sackville Drive.

The officer attempted a traffic stop but according to police, the driver refused to stop.

RCMP officers found the vehicle in a parking lot on Sackville Drive and blocked it in.

During a search, RCMP officers located and seized a loaded handgun, cash, cocaine, methamphetamines, drug paraphernalia, score sheets, knives and cell phones.

The driver and only person inside the vehicle has been has been charged with:

  • Flight from Police;
  • Dangerous Operation of a Conveyance;
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose (three counts);
  • Careless Use of a Firearm;
  • Careless Storage of a Firearm;
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle;
  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon;
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm;
  • Possession of Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized;
  • Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition;
  • Possession of Weapon Obtained by Commission of Offence;
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for Purpose of Trafficking (two counts).

He was held in custody and on October 4, he was released on conditions and is back in court in December.