Skip to content

Three arrested and charged after gun found in Vanier area

Police say this stemmed from a traffic stop near a known problem address in the neighbourhood.
2018-07-12 ottawa police cruiser MV1
Ottawa Police Service cruiser. Mike Vlasveld/ OttawaMatters

An investigation by Ottawa Police Bikes and Beats officers has ended in gun-related charges for three people.

The officers stopped a vehicle near a known problem address in the Vanier area on Thursday, and noticed evidence of drug use contrary to the Cannabis Control Act.

A handgun was also found in the vehicle.

All three of the vehicle's occupants, two men and one woman, were arrested and have been charged by the Guns and Gangs Section.

Police have not released the names of the accused.

Rogers Sports & Media
2001 Thurston Drive Ottawa, ON, K1G 6C9
© 2006-2023 Rogers Sports & Media. All rights reserved.
push icon
Be the first to read breaking stories. Enable push notifications on your device. Disable anytime.
No thanks