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Riding bike against traffic leads to numerous charges for Guelph male

Police say the bike rider had meth and stolen credit cards on him when searched
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A Guelph male faces several charges after he was stopped by police Sunday evening.

Approximately 10 p.m. Sunday, officers saw a male and female riding bicycles against the flow of traffic on Woodlawn Road West and stopped them. Investigation revealed the male was wanted for failing to appear in court, and was also on an undertaking with a condition not to associate with his female companion.

The male was arrested and a search incident to arrest revealed a spring-loaded knife, a small amount of methamphetamine and two credit cards which had earlier been reported stolen.

A 52-year-old Guelph male is charged with possessing a prohibited weapon, possessing a controlled substance, failing to appear in court and two counts each of failing to comply with an undertaking and possessing stolen property. He was held for a bail hearing and has been released to appear in a Guelph court Nov. 16.