Drug bust leads to drug, weapon charges for 2 London men

A woman holds up a bud of marijuana.
A woman holds up a bud of marijuana she purchased at the San Francisco Medical Cannabis Clinic in San Francisco, Friday, Oct. 15, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Eric Risberg

Two men face drug and weapon-related charges after London police raided a home and found nearly $6,000 worth of marijuana.

London’s guns and drugs section searched a home on Philip Street on Monday in the east end and seized 591 grams of marijuana bud, a digital weigh scale and a .22 calibre firearm.

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A 35-year-old London man and a 39-year-old London man are jointly charged with possession of a substance for the purpose of trafficking, careless storage of a firearm and possession of a firearm without a licence.

Both men are set to appear in court June 8.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


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