Man charged with firearms offences

Posted On Wednesday June 12, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Wednesday, June 12, 2019        11:02am

 (Ottawa) – Monday, June 3, 2019 at approximately 4:40a.m., Ottawa Police frontline officers responded to a recovered handgun incident in the 5100 block of Albion road. 

Subsequent investigation by the Ottawa Police Service Guns & Gangs Unit resulted in firearms related charges being laid against a 20-year-old male.

Tariq ALHASHIMI, 20 years old, of Ottawa has been charged with:

  • Careless storage of a firearm
  • Possession of a weapon/prohibited device x2
  • Unauthorized possession of a weapon/prohibited device x2
  • Possession of an unloaded firearm with ammunition
  • Possession of a firearm/prohibited device obtained by crime x2 

ALHASHIMI is scheduled to appear in court today. 

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