Nine charged in month-long gang investigation

13 people were arrested today as part of what Ottawa Police say was a month-long gang, drug and firearms investigation.

Multiple search warrants were executed in the 100 block of Beech Street in Centretown West this morning.

Officers seized several forms of drugs - including fentanyl, prescription drugs, MDA, crystal meth, cocaine and marijuana - along with a taser.

Drugs and weapons charges have been laid against nine people.

Three have been released without charges while another remains in custody on outstanding warrants.