Police have arrested two men in their twenties after police seized drugs, cash and a loaded handgun during a traffic stop in central Hamilton.
Officers on patrol in the area of King William St. and Victoria Ave. North pulled over a Hyundai Sonata shortly before 10 p.m. on Nov.10.
Police say the passenger in the car was not wearing a seatbelt and lied to police about his identity. Officers discovered the man was in violation of a court order and told him he was under arrest. The men fled and, following a brief foot chase, was arrested.
Police say the driver was also arrested after a loaded, prohibited handgun was found inside the vehicle. A quantity of illicit drugs, cash and drug paraphernalia were also seized.
Marcus Holness, 22, and Blake Turner, 22, are facing several weapons and drug related charges.