Waterloo Regional Police Conduct Search Warrants in Relation to Kitchener Homicide

Media Release

Waterloo Region, Ontario Waterloo Regional Police are continuing to investigate the fatal shooting of Irshad Sabriye, 20, that occurred on November 26, 2019, in Kitchener.

On August 12, 2020, at approximately 12:30 p.m., members of Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Investigative Services branch and the Emergency Response Team completed a series of search warrants at 37 Vanier Drive in Kitchener.

Information gathered during the homicide investigation led to the warrants being issued. 

As a result of the search warrants, investigators seized a quantity of controlled substances, including suspected cocaine and prescription pills. Police also seized drug paraphernalia and a quantity of cash.

An adult male has been charged with trafficking a controlled substance. Additional arrests and charges are anticipated as the investigation proceeds.

Anyone with information about the death of Mr. Sabriye is encouraged to call police at 519-570-9777 ext. 8191 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 to leave an anonymous tip.

 

Media Inquiries:
André Johnson
Constable
Public Information Officer, Executive Branch
Waterloo Regional Police Service
andre.johnson@wrps.on.ca  


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