Ottawa man, 37, faces gun, drug possession after RIDE stop

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Provincial police arrested a 37-year-old man from Ottawa during a RIDE program shutdown and charged him with numerous weapons and drugs.

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Verification of the man at a stop at the intersection of Shanly and Froom roads, north of Cardinal on the Seaway, revealed that the man was wanted on an unspecified warrant.

A search of the vehicle revealed a shotgun, ammunition, two extendable batting batons, brass knuckles, a radio used to intercept private communications and a quantity of suspected synthetic cannabinoid (an illegal street drug).

He is due to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville on August 12.

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