A guns and gangs unit investigation netted two handguns and drugs, including purple fentanyl, and four people were arrested, Ottawa police said.
Launched in October and dubbed Project Avalanche, the probe led police to execute search warrants Friday at homes on Westpointe Crescent, near the intersection of Centrepointe Drive and Hemmingwood Way, and on Regatta Avenue, near Cambrian and Greenbank roads.
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Officers seized a loaded 9 mm Glock 26, a loaded .38 calibre Smith and Wesson, police said in a release issued Tuesday. The drugs found also included cocaine, more than 1,100 hydromophone pills and over 100 oxycocet pills.
Cash, a BMW and drug paraphernalia were also seized, police said.
Two men remained in custody Tuesday, police said
A 35-year-old man faces charges including four counts of possession of a substance for the purpose of trafficking, firearms charges including possessing a firearm with an altered serial number and possession of a firearm while prohibited, and possession of the proceeds of crime over $5,000.
A 25-year-old man faces weapons and firearms charges.
Two other people were released with unspecified charges.
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