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Fake paper licence plates lead to arrest of 2 men in stolen vehicle

Load firearms were seized during the arrest at a Toronto gas station, York Regional Police say

York Regional Police have arrested two men, seized two firearms and laid numerous charges in connection with a stolen vehicle investigation in Toronto.

On Wednesday, May 1, investigators observed two men in a suspected stolen vehicle with fake paper licence plates. The vehicle stopped at a gas station in the area of Jane Street and Wilson Avenue, where investigators arrested the men, police said.

A brief struggle ensued while placing the driver under arrest and a loaded firearm was located in his waistband. The passenger was arrested and a satchel found on the front passenger seat had a loaded firearm inside.

While searching the vehicle, a quantity of white powder believed to be cocaine and a scale was found. Numerous master key fobs and break-in instruments were located as well as several sets of fake licence plates were seized, police said.

Jayden Cann, 21, of Toronto and Anthony Nunez Burbano, 31, of London, are facing numerous charges. Click here for the list of charges.

Jayden Cann is currently wanted by numerous police agencies for various offences. At the time of his arrest, he was out on a release order for similar firearms and drug offences.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police Auto Cargo Theft Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6651, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online.