West end crash leads to multiple weapon charges: Ottawa police

Police have charged a man after a firearm was recovered at the scene of a collision in Ottawa’s west end on Tuesday.

The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) say at around 1:15 a.m. they responded to a single vehicle collision at the intersection of Baseline and Cobden Roads. Police say the driver tried to escape on foot.

Officers say they found a firearm at the scene of the crash.

Police have charged Jeremie Youen, 18, with the following:

  • Dangerous Operation;
  • Possess weapon/Dangerous to public peace;
  • Carry concealed weapon;
  • Unauthorized Possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon;
  • Possess prohibited ammunition;
  • Possess loaded regulated firearm;
  • Possess a firearm prohibited or restricted weapon obtained by crime;
  • Unlawfully possess schedule I substance.

Youen appeared in court on Tuesday and remains in custody.

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