OTTAWA – A drug arrest has led to a gun arrest in south Ottawa Friday (Feb. 8).
The Ottawa Police Service Drug Unit arrested and charged two males in relation to drug trafficking activity. A subsequent search warrant was executed in the 2700 block of Carousel Crescent, which resulted in the seizure of a loaded .40 calibre handgun.
Following the search warrant these items were seized:
• Crack Cocaine
• Powder Cocaine
• Loaded Smith and Wesson 40 calibre handgun
As a result of the search warrant a third male was arrested on Sunday and faces related charges.
Ahmed Ahmed, 27-years-old, of Ottawa and Jonathin Scott, 41-year- old of Ottawa have been charged with several drug possession, trafficking and firearm offences.
A third male, Zachary Fontaine, 27-years-old, of Ottawa has been charged with possession of a schedule I Substance for trafficking. Fontaine is scheduled to appear in court on March 19.
Anyone with information regarding drug complaints is encouraged to contact the Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222 ext. 7300. Reports can be made online. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.