Police seize drugs, guns, and ammo from Peterborough home

33-year-old Richard Cobourn and 34-year-old Hilary Fleetwood face multiple charges

Police seized two weapons and 1,600 rounds of ammunition, along with a quantity of cocaine, from a Peterborough home on September 24, 2020. Two Peterborough residents face gun and drug charges. (Police-supplied photo)
Police seized two weapons and 1,600 rounds of ammunition, along with a quantity of cocaine, from a Peterborough home on September 24, 2020. Two Peterborough residents face gun and drug charges. (Police-supplied photo)

Two Peterborough residents are facing gun and drug charges after a police investigation on Thursday afternoon (September 24).

After police executed a search warrant at a residence on Paterson Street, investigators located and seized a quantity of suspected cocaine, along with drug paraphernalia, cellular devices, a loaded M14 rifle, a sawed-off shotgun, and over 1,600 rounds of ammunition.

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As a result of the investigation, Richard Cobourn, 33, of Paterson Street, and Hilary Fleetwood, 34, of Armour Road, have been charged with possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine), knowledge of unauthorized possession of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm, and careless storage of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition.

Both Cobourn and Fleetwood were held in custody and will appear in court on Friday (September 25).

Peterborough police seized more than 1,600 rounds of ammunition from a Peterborough home on September 24, 2020. (Police-supplied photo)
Peterborough police seized more than 1,600 rounds of ammunition from a Peterborough home on September 24, 2020. (Police-supplied photo)

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