Loaded firearm seized and charges laid following traffic stop on Hunt Club Road

Posted On Friday January 07, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, January 7, 2022           1:00pm

(Ottawa) – Ottawa Police Frontline Patrol officers conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle under the Highway Traffic Act on Hunt Club Road during the evening of January 5th. 

As the officer was conducting the stop, she smelled the odor of Cannabis and searched the vehicle, per the Cannabis Control Act. A loaded handgun was located in the vehicle and the driver and three passengers were arrested without incident. 

As a result of the follow-up investigation by the Guns and Gangs Unit all four individuals were charged with Firearm related offences.

Charged are: Ogyeth Peter Mojowk MAYUM, 18 years old, Ezzuldin AL-MAJMAIE, 18 years old, Imena RWIGAMBA, 18 years old, and a 17 year old youth, all from Ottawa.

All four appeared in court yesterday. 

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