A man is facing several child pornography and drug-related charges after police executed a search warrant at a home in the east-end Saturday night.

The search began around 8 p.m. when officers from the Sexual Assault and Child Abuse and Hi-Tech Crime units raided a home on Forestglade Cres., near Walkley Road.

Police arrested Richard Osborn, 45. He has been charged with possession of child pornography, and possession of a prohibited weapon.

He is also facing charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act after police seized a large amount of marijuana from the home during their search. Those charges include producing a controlled substance and possession with purpose of trafficking.

Osborn appeared in court Sunday morning.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Ottawa Police Sexual Assault and Child Abuse unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5944.