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Police arrest wanted man after traffic stop in Hamilton

Police said the driver had a suspended licence and an outstanding warrant for his arrest with Halton service. Global News File

A traffic stop in Hamilton has resulted in the arrest of a wanted man.

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Shortly before 2 a.m. Friday, officers say they noticed the driver of a grey Honda Odyssey acting suspiciously on Barton Street East near Kenora Avenue.

Police checked the plate, which they said was not authorized for the vehicle.

A traffic stop was conducted and further investigation confirmed the driver had a suspended licence and an outstanding warrant for his arrest with Halton service, police said.

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Police say the passenger, a 42-year-old Hamilton woman was violating her release conditions, so she was also taken into custody.

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