Traffic stop in Midland on Saturday nets loaded gun, drugs and cash

Suspect is facing numerous charges

This was no routine traffic stop.

OPP pulled over a pickup truck near Yonge Street and Hartman Drive in Midland just before 11:30 Saturday night, and while speaking to the driver, officers noticed a handgun in the vehicle. The loaded gun was seized and the driver was arrested and taken to the detachment for further investigation.

Picture provided: Southern Georgian Bay OPP

During the course of the investigation, police also located crack cocaine and $740 in Canadian cash along with drug paraphernalia.

A 50 year old Midland man faces drug and weapon-related charges, as well as a charge of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 and two counts of breach of probation.

Banner picture provided: Southern Georgian Bay OPP