More than $33,000 in drugs uncovered during police search in Mississauga, Ont.

After a driver fled from a police traffic stop, officers executed a search warrant on the vehicle and a property in Mississauga, Ont. PRP / Handout

Two people from Mississauga, Ont., are facing a combined total of around 20 criminal charges after a search warrant uncovered a loaded firearm, cocaine, fentanyl and crack.

Peel police say they attempted to initiate a traffic stop near Millcreek Drive on April 6, when the driver fled from officers.

Following the incident, officers obtained a search warrant for the car and a property associated with the driver.

Upon investigation, police found and seized a loaded firearm and a quantity of drugs with an estimated value of at least $33,000.

Peel Regional Police subsequently arrested and charged two individuals, a 20-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman, both from Mississauga.

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