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Traffic stop on HWY 417 leads to seizure of drugs, cash, weapon: Ottawa police

An arm patch is seen on an Ottawa Police Service officer during a news conference, in Ottawa, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld/File) An arm patch is seen on an Ottawa Police Service officer during a news conference, in Ottawa, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld/File)
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A 22-year-old is facing charges following a traffic stop on Highway 417 Wednesday afternoon, the Ottawa Police Service says.

The driver was stopped by patrol officers around 2:30 p.m. on the highway and when they searched the vehicle, they found a loaded firearm, drugs and a large quantity of cash.

The Ottawa driver is facing multiple charges related to weapons and drugs.

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