Two From Lucknow Facing Weapon Charges - ROBERTS & STEEPER

Source: Area OPP
Date: Mon Jul 27 01:38:22 MST 2020

(CENTRAL HURON, ON) - Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged two individuals with weapons related offences after a traffic stop was conducted last weekend east of Clinton.

On Saturday, July 18, 2020 at approximately 8:17 p.m. a Huron County OPP officer was conducting RADAR patrol on Front Road when a known suspended driver passed by in a pickup truck.

A traffic stop was initiated and upon confirming the suspension the driver was placed under arrest for Driving While Under Suspension. A search incident to arrest resulted in police locating and seizing a set of brass knuckles from inside the vehicle.

Both the driver and passenger were subsequently arrested for possession of the prohibited weapon.

The driver, Colby ROBERTS, 28 years of age from Lucknow has been charged with: Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon, Occupant of a Motor Vehicle Knowing There Was a Prohibited Device, Possess Prohibited Weapon Contrary to Order, Fail to Comply with Undertaking and other driving related offences. He has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for September 28, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice - Goderich.

Passenger, Kristen STEEPER, 27 years of age from Lucknow has been charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon, Occupant of a Motor Vehicle Knowing There Was a Prohibited Device, Fail to Comply With Undertaking and Fail to Comply with Probation Order (2 counts). She was released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for October 19, 2020 at the Ontario Court of Justice - Goderich.

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