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Armed driver in stolen vehicle nabbed by OPP in Oro-Medonte

Toronto man charged after police say he was in possession of a firearm and was driving stolen car; Street Crime Unit joined officers in making the arrest on Mount St. Louis Road
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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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ORO-MEDONTE TWP. - The Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision, on Mount St. Louis Road in the Township of Oro-Medonte where a firearm was observed in possession of the driver.
 
On Jan. 23, 2020 at approximately 8 a.m. Orillia OPP members responded to a call for a motor vehicle collision where witnesses reported seeing the driver was in possession of a firearm.
 
Members from the Orillia Detachment and Orillia Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) responded and took the male into custody without incident. Investigation revealed that the vehicle he was driving was stolen from another jurisdiction.
 
The male who is identified as Nathaniel Mascoll, age 21, of Toronto, has been arrested and charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon Contrary to Section 90 of the Criminal Code, Possession of a Weapon for a dangerous Purpose Contrary to Section 88 of the Criminal Code and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Contrary to Section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code.
 
The accused has been released from custody on an Undertaking and is set to appear next at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orillia on March 10, 2020.

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