A traffic stop that turned up a homemade gun along with drugs and other weapons has netted numerous criminal charges against a Calgary man.
Police stopped a Chevrolet Blazer around 26th Avenue and 36th Street S.E. on Nov. 18 that was registered to a driver with an expired licence.
Officers then searched the men and the vehicle and found a homemade gun as well as a pellet gun, a large baton, a machete, bear spray and .22-calibre ammunition.
Police also seized 13.5 grams of methamphetamine, 4.7 grams of fentanyl and a bag with a mask, gloves, tape, pliers and zip ties in it.
Investigators said in a news release Monday that the seized items belonged to the passenger
Matthew David Nemes, 28, has been charged with 11 firearm and drug offences including carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and possession of a controlled substance.
He was also charged with an outstanding warrant and two breach offences.
His next court date was set for Dec. 5.
The driver was issued a summons and released without charges.