Ottawa Police seize three 'crime guns' during two overnight investigations
OTTAWA -- Ottawa Police say three "crime guns" were seized during two incidents in Ottawa overnight, including one at a party in Orleans.
Just before 1 a.m., police responded to a call concerning a suspicious vehicle where occupants had been seen in possession of a handgun.
Police say the suspect vehicle was located on Highway 417, and a traffic stop was initiated at the Riverside Drive exit.
In a media release, police say officers located two fully loaded crime guns in the vehicle, a revolver and a 9 mm pistol.
Tea Sle, 34, of Ottawa, Zekeim Ogilvie, 20, of Ottawa and Jamal Ali, 21, of Ottawa are all facing firearms offences.
Just after 3 a.m., officers responded to a disturbance call associated with a loud party on Stemes Private.
Police say officers located an abandoned vehicle with the front passenger door open, and a fully loaded revolver was found inside.
The Ottawa Police Guns and Gangs Unit continue to investigate.
Ottawa Police say 75 crime guns have been seized so far this year.