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Police execute search warrant in Elmvale Acres area; Ottawa man facing multiple weapons charges

Officers seized a loaded firearm, an unloaded firearm, ammunition, an expandable baton and drug paraphernalia.

One man has been charged with multiple weapons offences in connection to a seizure in the city's east end. 

During the month of November, the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) began an investigation into drug trafficking, and on Friday, November 20, officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the Elmvale Acres area. 

Officers seized a loaded firearm, an unloaded firearm, ammunition, an expandable baton and drug paraphernalia.

Justin Fonzon, 26 of Ottawa, faces the following charges:

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  • Two counts of possession of a firearm obtained by crime
  • Possession of a loaded firearm
  • Two counts of careless storage of a firearm 

Fonzon was due in court Friday.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Guns and Gangs Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5050. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.

 




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