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Guelph Police make big drugs, weapons bust after checking on a man sleeping in a car

Last Updated Feb 20, 2018 at 1:16 pm EDT

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A 24-year-old man faces a number of charges after Guelph Police found him sleeping in his car.

The call came in early Monday around 4 a.m. reporting a suspicious person in a car, parked at a gas station in the city’s West end.

Police found a man sleeping in the drivers seat of the car, after speaking to the man, he was arrested for care and control of a motor vehicle while under the influence of a drug.

Officers then searched the vehicle and found a number of weapons and drugs, including cocaine and fentanyl, with a street value of $3,600.

The weapons seized included a semi-automatic long gun, and an electric charge weapon.

Dustin Driscoll of Acton is facing the following charges:

  • Care and control of a motor vehicle, impaired by drug
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Possession of a restricted firearm
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Possession of a restricted firearm with ammunition
  • Unauthorized possession of a restricted firearm in a motor vehicle
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon
  • Two counts of possession of a controlled substance
  • Three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Breaching his Order of Recognizance