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UPDATE: Toronto teen charged with speeding, firearms offences on Hwy. 400

A personally manufactured ('ghost') firearm was seized during a traffic stop Sunday at about 1 a.m.
A 19-year-old Toronto faces multiple charges, including firearm offences, after a Highway 400 traffic stop May 19, OPP say.

UPDATE, May 21:

A 19-year-old Toronto man faces firearms offences following a traffic stop in King early Sunday.

Members of the Highway Enforcement Team, including the canine unit of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have laid multiple charges related to the seizure of a personally manufactured ("ghost") firearm on a traffic stop on May 19 at about 1 a.m. during a traffic stop on Highway 400 southbound, south of Highway 9.

As a result of the investigation, officers seized a loaded personally manufactured firearm with an extended magazine.

The OPP-led Provincial Weapons Enforcement Unit, which investigates personally manufactured firearm-related occurrences, is involved.

As a result of the investigation, the following were seized: A loaded personally manufactured firearm; an extended magazine; and an undisclosed amount of cash.

Alexander Czerniatowicz is alleged to have committed the following offences: firearms/weapons related offences x10 and failure to comply with release order.

The accused was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Newmarket to answer to the charges.


May 20: 

A Toronto teenager faces multiple offences after being stopped for speeding on Highway 400 near Aurora early Sunday morning.

Highway enforcement and canine unit officers stopped a vehicle going 133 km/h in an 80 km/h zone southbound on Highway 400 near Lloydtown Aurora Road on May 19, Ontario Provincial Police Highway Safety Division said.

A 19-year-old man was arrested and charged with multiple firearm offences and fail to comply with release order, police said.