A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on firearms charges in North York.
Toronto Police responded to a medical call in the Finch Avenue West and Chesswod Drive area around 1:07 a.m. on Friday morning. They arrived on scene with an ambulance to find the boy heavily intoxicated.
Upon further investigation, officers found a number of weapons, including a gun, knife and a large quantity of illicit drugs.
The suspect cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice act, but he is facing the following charges:
- Carry Concealed Weapon
- Weapon Dangerous
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
- Possession of a Prohibited Weapon
- Possession Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
- Possession of Firearm Knowing Serial Number Tampered
- Careless Storage Firearm
- Careless Storage Ammunition
- Carry Concealed Weapon (switchblade)
- Weapon Dangerous (switchblade)
- Possession of a Prohibited Device (switchblade)
- Possession of Cocaine
- Intoxicated in a Public Place
The 17-year-old boy made a brief appearance in court at 2201 Finch Avenue East on Friday morning.