UPDATE: 'Armed and dangerous' 18-year-old arrested on gun charges

Ottawa Police say an 18-year-old they called "armed and dangerous" wanted in connection with gun charges has been arrested.

Police say a gun was seized at a home Friday morning, but a suspect was not found there.

Alexandre Cadet was taken into custody in Gatineau Saturday night when police say they seized a second firearm.

Cadet is charged with:

  • Careless storage of a firearm
  • Possession of a weapon
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Possession of a prohibited or restricted weapon
  • Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm

Cadet is scheduled to appear in court this week.