OTTAWA —The Ottawa Police Guns and Gangs Unit seized a crime gun and arrested two men following the execution of a search warrant in the 1-100 block of Palmadeo Drive on May 23.
The search resulted in the seizure of information indicating how to construct a machine pistol, a partially-constructed machine pistol and several blank rounds used for testing purposes.
Furthermore, the officers discovered a makeshift machine shop in the garage of the residence.
Hazem Elashry, 18 and Andi Iacob, 20, both of Ottawa, were charged with:
- Unauthorised Manufacture of a firearm
- Unlawful possession of a Firearm
IACOB was further charged with breaching a probation order in relation to a similar offence.
This weapon is one of 52 crime guns seized in Ottawa so far this year.
They were both expected to appear in court today.