Police Seize Machete, Drugs From Cyclist
A 29-year-old Kettle Point man is facing weapon and drug charges after being stopped by Sarnia police early Saturday morning.
Officers on routine patrol around 1:50am near Wellington St. and Walnut Ave., spotted a man riding a bicycle with no headlight on the sidewalk.
A search of the suspect, who had an outstanding warrant, allegedly found a large machete, and a laptop case containing drug paraphernalia, including new and used syringes, tin spoons, sterile water, and alcohol swabs.
Police say less than a gram each of suspected crystal methamphetamine and cannabis marijuana was also allegedly found on the suspect.
Jacob Lee Kaczanowski is charged with public mischief, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace, possession of a concealed weapon, possession of a schedule one and two substance, and three counts of breach of probation.
He was held pending a bail hearing.