More than $85,000 worth of drugs and a loaded gun were seized by London police in a raid at a Wharncliffe home.
Members of the Guns and Drugs Section and the Emergency Services Unit searched a vehicle and the home on Thursday.
Police say they found a Loaded .40 calibre handgun with a 22-round magazine as well as 720 grams of suspected Cocaine valued at $72,000.
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An additional $13,980 worth of Marihuana was found, as well as 35 Oxycodone pills and around $20,000 in cash.
Police say they have charged three men as a result of the investigation.
The first male is charged with:
- Careless storage of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition x 2;
- Possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon or prohibited device known no authority;
- Unauthorized possession of a firearm;
- Possess loaded/unloaded regulated firearm;
- Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking x 2; and
- Possession of a Schedule II substance for the purpose of trafficking.
Both the second and last male are charged with 1 count each of Possession of a Schedule II substance for the purpose of trafficking and failure to comply with recognizance.
Police say they are continuing the investigation and all three men are scheduled to appear in a London Ontario court later today.