DRPS Find Loaded Handgun In Vehicle In Ajax

Durham, ON, Canada / channel12

Officers located a loaded handgun and drugs in a suspicious vehicle parked in Ajax.

On Sunday July 31, 2016, at approximately 8:22 p.m., police were called to investigate a suspicious vehicle parked on Hunt Street in Ajax. A male was found asleep in the vehicle. Further investigation uncovered a loaded handgun, $250 worth of crack and marihuana and more than $11,000 in cash in the vehicle.

Alexander HENRY, age 24 of Pickering, has been charged with: Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle; Unauthorized Possession Knowing it is Unauthorized; Careless Storage of a Firearm; Possession of a Loaded Restricted Firearm; Unlicensed Person Knowingly Possess an Unregistered Firearm; Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (crack/cocaine); and Possession of a Controlled Substance (marihuana).

Anyone with new information is asked to contact Guns and Gangs Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5803.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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