A 60-year-old Ottawa man is facing drug charges after police found more than $1-million worth of cocaine in his vehicle in Centretown.

Ottawa Police arrested the man just after 8 p.m. Monday near Kent and Somerset streets.

Police say they had seen the man "engaged in a suspected drug transaction."

Police found 10 kilograms of cocaine in the man's vehicle.

Michael Clermont is facing drug trafficking and possession charges. He remains in custody.