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Loaded handgun, knife seized during Cambridge traffic stop

A 43-year-old Welland man is facing a long list of charges
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A man from Welland is facing a long list of charges following a traffic stop by Waterloo Regional Police in Cambridge.

The stop was carried out late Sunday evening in the area of Coronation Boulevard and Highland Park. It was after police observed a vehicle that appeared to be speeding.

Upon further investigation, it was learned the driver did not have a valid licence and was suspended from driving. Police also seized a loaded handgun and knife.

A 43-year-old man has been charged with offences including carrying a concealed weapon, unauthorized possession of a firearm, careless storage of a firearm, driving while under suspension and failing to comply with a court order.

The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.

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