WRPS Drugs and Firearms Unit Complete Warrant in Waterloo

Media Release

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

On August 3, 2022, investigators completed a search warrant in the area of Milford Avenue and Tamarack Drive in Waterloo.

As a result of the investigation, officers seized a loaded handgun, a 22 cal. rifle, conductive energy weapons, a ballistic vest, replica firearms, crossbows and edged weapons.

A 34-year-old Waterloo male was arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a restricted firearm
  • Careless use of firearm (two counts)
  • Possession contrary to prohibition order (six counts)

Seized property as a result of the investigation.

The investigation is ongoing.

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: 22-183857 (967) 

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Waterloo Regional Police Service
Public Information Unit
519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188
publicinfo@wrps.on.ca

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