Waterloo Regional Police Lay Additional Charges in an Ongoing Break and Enter Investigation

Media Release

On July 19, 2019, the Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Break, Enter and Auto Theft team charged a 34-year-old Kitchener male in connection to a Break and Enter Investigation.  On July 12, 2019, a 36-year-old Kitchener female was charged in connection to the same investigation. 

On May 30, 2019, as part of an ongoing investigation, the Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Break, Enter and Auto Theft team, executed a Criminal Code Search Warrant at a storage container in the area of Riverbend Drive in Kitchener. Police located thousands of dollars’ worth of suspected stolen property. Among the property was:

  • Ten firearms, seven of which were loaded
  • More than 1,000 rounds of ammunition
  • Power tools
  • Landscaping equipment
  • Bicycles
  • An ATV
  • Fishing and hunting equipment
  • A snow machine

As a result of the investigation, officers verified that the property was stolen during various break and enters within Waterloo Region over the past several months. The property has since been returned to its rightful owners.

The male and female were also arrested and charged in connection to stolen property found at a rural location in Kitchener on April 14, 2019.  More than $300,000 in stolen items including nine motorcycles, eight snowmobiles, five trailers, a Sea-Doo, mini-bike, boat, and snow plow were recovered. 

The total value of stolen property and damages associated with break and enters from both incidents is valued at more than $750,000.

As a result of the ongoing investigation, a 34-year-old Kitchener male and a 36-year-old Kitchener female have been charged with several criminal offences, including numerous counts of Possession of Stolen Property and Firearms related offences.









Media Inquiries

Ashley Dietrich
Public Information Officer, Executive Branch
Waterloo Regional Police Service
519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8285

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