Drugs and Gun seized in Ottawa South warrant

Posted On Monday February 11, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, February 11, 2019                12:07pm 

(Ottawa) – On Friday, February 8, 2019 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
  • Currency
  • 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 years old of Ottawa have been charged with:

  • Possession of a schedule I Substance for Trafficking
  • Careless Storage of a Firearm
  • Possession of Weapons Dangerous
  • Possession of a Firearm without a Licence
  • Possession of a Restricted Weapon
  • Possession of a Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
  • Possession of Proceeds of Crime exceeding $5000

SCOTT was scheduled to appear in court this morning. 

Ahmed AHMED has been charged with three additional charges:

  • Trafficking in a Schedule I Substance
  • Possession of a Firearm while Prohibited
  • Possession of Proceeds of Crime/ not Exceeding $5000 x2

AHMED appeared in court on February 9, 2019. 

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, 2019. 

Anyone with information regarding drug complaints is encouraged to contact the Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222 ext. 7300. Reports can be made online at Ottawapolice.ca. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app. 

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