Loaded gun and more than $85,000 worth of drugs seized by London Police

London, Ontario – On Thursday, January 11, 2018, members of the Guns and Drugs Section, consisting of members of the London Police Service and RCMP, and assisted by members of our Emergency Response Unit, executed search warrants on a vehicle and at a residence on Wharncliffe Road South.

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The following items were seized:

  • Loaded .40 calibre handgun
  • 22-round magazine
  • 720 grams of suspected Cocaine, value $72,000
  • 1398 grams of Marihuana, value $13,980
  • 35 Oxycodone pills, value $175
  • Approximately $20,000 in cash
LPS
LPS

As a result of the investigation, three adult males have been charged with the following Criminal Code of Canada and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act offences:

Abdinasir Dirie, 28, of London:

  • Careless storage of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition x 2;
  • Possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon or prohibited device known no authority;
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm;
  • Possess loaded/unloaded regulated firearm;
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking x 2; and
  • Possession of a Schedule II substance for the purpose of trafficking.

Guynoel Noel Pembumwanyina, 28, of London:

  • Possession of a Schedule II substance for the purpose of trafficking; and
  • Fail to comply with recognizance.

Ahmed Jama, 29, of Toronto:

  • Possession of a Schedule II substance for the purpose of trafficking; and
  • Fail to comply with recognizance.

The charged individuals are scheduled to appear in London Court today in relation to these matters.

The investigation is ongoing.

This investigation has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.

London Police Service


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