WRPS' Direct Action Response Team Seizes Suspected Cocaine in Kitchener Traffic Stop

Direct Action Response Team Investigation

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Direct Action Response Team (DART) has charged three males with drug-related offences after a traffic stop in Kitchener.

On April 5, 2024, at approximately 1:20 a.m., DART members on proactive patrol conducted a traffic stop in the area of Kinzie Street and Weber Street East.

As part of the investigation, officers seized approximately one kilogram of suspected cocaine and approximately $10,000 in Canadian currency.

Two 20-year-old males and a 19-year-old male, all from Cambridge, were arrested and jointly charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking. One 20-year-old was also charged with obstructing a police officer and failing to comply with a release order.

The accused parties were held in police custody for a bail hearing.

The Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Direct Action Response Team is committed to the safety of all citizens through proactive initiatives. Members of the community are reminded that they can report suspicious activity anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.waterloocrimestoppers.com.

WA24087091 (921)

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