Expired sticker leads Hamilton police to drugs and prohibited weapon

Hamilton police say two men have been arrested on drug and weapons charges, following a traffic stop in the city. Lisa Polewski / 900 CHML

A traffic stop has led Hamilton Police to drugs and a prohibited weapon.

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Shortly after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, police stopped a vehicle with an expired sticker travelling in the Main and Emerald Streets area and determined the driver was bound by a court order, ‘Not to attend the city of Hamilton with an exception.’

The 41-year-old driver was taken into custody and police say he was in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

They say more drugs were also found in the vehicle, along with a knife, while the 31-year-old male passenger also had some meth and a BB gun.

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Both men are now facing several drug and weapons charges.

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