Marijuana, gun and $50K in cash seized by Windsor police
Marijuana and a handgun were seized by Windsor police after an investigation. (Courtesy Windsor police)
Windsor police seized 27 pounds of marijuana, a handgun and over $50,000 in cash after a drug trafficking investigation.
The drug and guns unit obtained search warrants for a residence and a number of storage lockers at two separate businesses on Tuesday.
At 2:30 p.m., members of DIGS and the Emergency Service Unit located a vehicle associated with the suspect in the investigation in the 1000 block of Pelissier Street.
Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but it swerved around officers and fled the area at a high rate of speed.
Police say the suspect was seen on foot carrying a handgun in the area of the Dougall Avenue and Erie Street West.
He fled south through the rear yards between houses but officers caught up to him and placed him under arrest.
Officers searched the path of the suspect and located a loaded handgun in the rear yard of a residence which was believed to have been discarded by the suspect. The vehicle was also located and towed.
Another male associated to the investigation was located in the 900 block of Silverdale Drive and placed under arrest.
Officers executed a search warrants at a residence in the 4200 block of Patrick Avenue, a number of lockers at two separate businesses and seized several items.
Total Items Seized:
-Loaded 9mm Smith and Wesson Handgun (Pictured below)
-27 lbs of Marihuana (Picture below)
-2.3 grams of Methamphetamine
-3.3 grams of Cocaine
-Currency over $50,000
Kanwarpal Kular, 23, from Windsor is charged with:
-Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
-Possession of a loaded Firearm
-Handling a loaded firearm contrary to regulation
-Occupy motor vehicle with firearm
-Possession of firearm with altered serial number
-Possession of Marihuana for the purpose of Trafficking x2
-Possession of Marihuana x2
-Possession of Methamphetamine
-Possession of Cocaine
-Possession of Hydromorphone
Abdul Pugganwala, 21, from Windsor is charged with:
-Possession of Marihuana for the purpose of trafficking x2
Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police at 519-255-6700 ext. 4361, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com