Ottawa police cost man, 26, with gun, drug crimes in ByWard Market patrol



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Ottawa Police Service report that Bikes and Beats officers arrested a person and seized a handgun and medicines Saturday night whereas conducting a proactive patrol within the Byward Market/Rideau Avenue space.

A 26-year-old man was charged with offences together with possession of hashish on the market, possession of managed substances for the aim of trafficking, possession of a harmful weapon and possession of a loaded regulated firearm.

The officers have been conducting a walkthrough of a Rideau Avenue enterprise once they noticed a person getting ready hashish on the market.

The arrest led to the invention of a loaded 9 mm handgun and medicines, together with methamphetamine, cocaine, khat, hashish, money, a scale and packaging materials.

Nameless suggestions may be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by downloading the Ottawa Police iOS app.

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