WRPS Arrest Male in Connection to Drugs and Firearms Investigation in Kitchener

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Waterloo Region, Ontario – Members of Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Drugs and Firearms Unit and Emergency Response Team (ERT) have arrested a male in connection to an investigation in Kitchener.

On September 8, 2023, investigators completed a search warrant at a residence in the area of Gildner Street and Park Street.

As a result of the investigation, officers located and seized a stolen vehicle, two replica firearms, a shotgun, and ammunition.

A 39-year-old Kitchener male was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Operation of Conveyance while Prohibited
  • Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000
  • Possession of an Identity Document
  • Fail to Comply with Release Order (three counts)
  • Possession of a Weapon Contrary to Prohibition Order (two counts)

The male was held for a bail hearing.

The Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Drugs and Firearms Unit 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. 

Occ: 22-260397 (967) 

Media Inquiries:

Waterloo Regional Police Service
Public Information Unit
519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188

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