Gun, drugs, cash seized after driver found in snoozing: Toronto police

Munir Saleh, 23, of Kitchener, faces several charges

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A man found asleep at the wheel of Toronto’s fashion district early Sunday faces a rash of drugs and guns.

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Around 9 a.m., Toronto police officers were in the area of ​​Queen St. W. and Denison Ave. when they saw a man in a vehicle sleeping in the driver ‘s seat. Police say he “showed signs of intoxication” and was arrested for impaired care and checking of a vehicle.

Police say a quantity of drugs has been found – including crack cocaine, fentanyl and Vyvanse – as well as cash totaling $ 7,965.

Drugs seized during the arrest of Munir Saleh, 23, of Kitchener, on October 31, 2021 in Toronto.
Drugs seized during the arrest of Munir Saleh, 23, of Kitchener, on October 31, 2021 in Toronto.
Cash seized during the arrest of Munir Saleh, 23, of Kitchener, on October 31, 2021 in Toronto.
Cash seized during the arrest of Munir Saleh, 23, of Kitchener, on October 31, 2021 in Toronto.

Police have reportedly also seized a loaded 9mm Glock Model 17 pistol with four cartridges in the magazine.

Munir Saleh, 23, of Kitchener, is charged with possession for the purpose of trading in crack, possession for the purpose of trading in fentanyl, possession of a Form 1 substance (Vyvanse), possession of the proceeds of crime, possession of a weapon, possession of a restricted weapon without permission, use / handle / store a firearm carelessly, possession of a loaded regulated firearm, possess motor vehicle with firearms, possession of a prohibited device, possess firearms while prohibited, and two cases of non-compliance with conditional prison.

Anyone with information please call the police at 416-808-1400 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

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