Man charged, dog shot as police seize drugs, weapons in Strathroy bust

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A 32-year-old Strathroy man faces several drug and weapons charges.

Officers shot a dog and seized weapons, drugs and cash while searching a Strathroy home, police say.

Strathroy-Caradoc officers searched a Head Street North residence on Jan. 8 after arresting a male resident, 32, during a traffic stop and seizing replica guns, other weapons, crack cocaine and fentanyl, police said.

Officers shot and killed an aggressive bull mastiff mix dog at the entrance to the home, police said. Three adults and three youths were in the house at the time.

Investigators seized a sawed-off shotgun, ammunition, a replica pistol, $11,000 worth of fentanyl and methamphetamine, expandable batons, throwing stars and other items from the home, police said.

A Strathroy man faces 20 charges, including carrying a concealed weapon, possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose, possessing drugs and carelessly storing a firearm. He’s was appear in a London court on Jan. 14.

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