Handgun seized by frontline officers
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Guns and Gangs Unit has charged an Ottawa man with firearm-related offences and drug-related offences.
On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at approximately 12:00pm (noon), frontline officers attended 1-100 block of Glen Avenue to investigate information of a male possibly in possession of a gun. During the investigation with the male, a search warrant was executed later in the day at the residence on Glen Avenue by the Guns and Gangs Unit investigators.
Investigators seized a bulletproof vest, a handgun, 22 calibre rounds (ammunition), and 1 gram of MDMA.
Michael SPIKA, 20 of Ottawa is charged with:
- Unauthorized possession of a firearm
- Possession of a dangerous weapon
- Possession of Drugs, Schedule I
- Breach of undertaking / recognizance
SPIKA was in show cause court today, March 23, 2017.
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