Ottawa Police have charged a 30-year-old man with a variety of drug and gun offenses after searches in Vanier and Riverside.

Police searched a home on Landry St. Wednesday as part of a drug trafficking investigation. A man was arrested without incident.

A second home was searched on Riverside Dr., where police say “more evidence” was found.

Police say a “large quantity” of cash and cocaine were seized, along with a semi-automatic handgun.

Ismail Mohamed, of Ottawa, is facing the following charges:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in a Schedule I substance X 2
  • Possession of Proceeds of crime over $5000.00
  • Possess Loaded Regulated Firearm
  • Store Firearm Carelessly
  • Possess Weapon Dangerous to Public Peace
  • Possess Prohibited Firearm knowing not holding a License
  • Unlicensed Person Possess Prohibited Weapon
  • Possess Firearm Obtained by Crime
  • Possess Property Obtained by Crime exceeding $5000