November 9, 2018 1:50 pm

West End robbery results in long list of firearms charges

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Two people are facing a long list of weapons charges after an incident in the West End early Thursday morning.

At 12:45 a.m., police were flagged down by a convenience store employee in the area of Ellice Avenue and Arlington Street, who alerted them to a theft.

Police followed a suspect vehicle and stopped it at Portage Avenue and Erin Street, where they found a loaded .22 rifle between the drive and passenger. Both were taken into custody.

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A folding knife, a large hunting-style knife, an eight ball, and a single round of ammunition were found on the driver.

Myles Anthony Delima, 31, has been charged with three counts of carrying a concealed weapon, four counts of possessing a weapon, two counts of possessing an unauthorized firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm in a vehicle, transporting a restricted firearm, possessing a firearm obtained by crime, possessing of a prohibited firearm with ammunition, two counts of possessing a firearm contrary to a prohibition order, possessing property obtained by crime under $5,000, driving while suspended, theft under $5,000, and failing to comply with a probation order.

A 17-year-old girl was also charged with many of the same offences.

Both remain in custody.

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