Police Seize Firearms and Drugs in Oakville

George Smith of Oakville faces 23 charges!

Police Seize Firearms and Drugs in Oakville
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Staff Sergeant Dave Cross

Staff Sergeant Dave Cross

Sgt. Dave Cross #1932 is the Media Relations Officer with the Halton Regional Police Service. His office is located at 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville, ON.

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On Friday October 18th 2013, members of the Tactical Rescue Unit and the Integrated Drug, Gun and Gang Unit arrested a male in possession of loaded sawed off shot gun,  30 grams of cannabis marihuana and 2.5 grams cocaine. The male George Smith (20 years) was taken into custody from motor vehicle without incident.

Furthermore, police executed a Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at Smith’s Oakville residence.  Upon entry police located the following items:
  • Four .22 calibre rifles (non restricted firearms)
  • Ammunition
  • One pound of cannabis marihuana
  • Digital Scales
  • $820 CDN
George Smith was held for a bail hearing and charged with the following offences:
1. Careless Use of a Firearm
2. Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
3. Possession of a Firearm Knowing it is Unauthorized
4. Possession of Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition
5. Carrying Concealed Weapon
6. Possession of Firearm Contrary to YCJA Order (two counts)
7. Unauthorized Possession of Firearm (four counts)
8. Possession of Firearm Knowing it is Unauthorized (four counts)
9. Contravention of Firearms Regulation (seven counts)
10. Possession for the purpose of trafficking; cannabis marihuana
11. Possession of a controlled substance; cocaine.
Anyone with further information can contact Halton Crime Stoppers, or Halton Police Detective Brad Murray,  905-638-1272


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Readers Comments (6)

  1. Dan says:

    Any information on where this individual lived?

  2. scrillems says:

    Kerr Street

  3. This individual got my brother who is deemed mentally retarded in trouble a few years ago smith did 8 months because he was a year younger but my brother has the mental capacity of a 6 year old and has done almost 3 years, lovely justice system

    • Rusty says:

      Who is your brother?

    • george smith says:

      to be honest no i didnt he made his own choices so stop blaming me for your brothers missfortune


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