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Police arrest two people in the Byward Market, seize gun and cocaine

Police say a 22-year-old man from Gatineau and a 25-year-old woman are facing charges.
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Ottawa Police Service vehicle, February 28, 2018/file photo

The Ottawa Police Services (OPS) say two people were arrested overnight in the ByWard Market by officers on patrol.

OPS say the officers approached a vehicle with two people inside. They noticed the driver had what appeared to be a handgun on his leg. 

Police say the man was arrested after he refused to exit the vehicle. Police also allegedly seized a loaded 9mm pistol and cocaine. 

A 22-year-old Gatineau man and a 25-year-old woman were arrested and charged. 

They are scheduled to appear in court on Saturday, July 2.


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