Three facing firearms charges after traffic stop on border of Milton and Halton Hills


Published May 18, 2023 at 9:45 am

Three people are facing several weapons charges after a traffic stop on Trafalgar Rd. in Halton Hills last night.

A vehicle travelling north on Trafalgar Rd. from Milton was clocked by a Halton police speed enforcement officer just north of Hwy. 401, and a traffic stop was conducted in the area of Steeles Ave. and Hornby Rd.

Police said three people were in the vehicle and, under the Cannabis Control Act, a search of the vehicle was performed, which lead to the discovery of a loaded handgun in a bag.

A .40 caliber handgun loaded with eight rounds of ammunition was seized.

The three occupants of the vehicle were arrested at that time.

Justice Warner-Johnson, 26, of Pickering, Kye-Shawne Griffiths, 26, of Brampton and Amy Lovsin, 26, of Toronto have been charged with:

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle
  • Possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Possession of a prohibited firearm with ammunition
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon

Griffiths was held in custody pending a bail hearing. Warner-Johnson and Lovsin were released on Undertakings.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777, ext. 2416.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or at the website.

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