NRT seizes loaded handgun during arrest in Vanier

By CityNews Ottawa

Ottawa police arrested a 23-year-old man for carrying a loaded handgun while he was breaching his house arrest in Ottawa’s east end on Wednesday, Dec. 6.

An Ottawa Police Service (OPS) Neighbourhood Resource Team (NRT) was patrolling the area of Montreal Road and Emond Street in Vanier “when they observed an individual known to them entering a licensed establishment.”

The individual was on house arrest and not supposed to be outside at the time.

Police said after an interaction with the man, a struggled took place. During his arrest, police found a loaded handgun.

The OPS Guns and Gangs Unit has charged Tyreek Angus of Ottawa with:

  •  Use/handle/store firearm, carelessly
  •  Contravene section 117(h) firearms act regulation
  •  Possess weapon dangerous to public peace
  •  Carry concealed weapon
  •  Possess restricted or prohibited firearm without holding a licence and registration certificate
  •  Possess restricted or prohibited firearm knowingly not holding a licence and registration certificate
  •  Possess loaded regulated firearm
  •  Possess firearm, etc. while prohibited
  •  Fail to comply with release order
  •  Fail to comply with release order
  •  Assault peace or public officer
  •  Assault/intend to resist or prevent arrest

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