WRPS Seize Drugs and Loaded Firearm in Kitchener Drug Investigation

Drug investigation seizure.

Waterloo Region, Ontario – Members of Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Drugs and Firearms Unit have concluded a drug investigation.

On November 10, 2022, the Drugs and Firearms Unit arrested a male in the area of Ottawa Street South and Strasburg Road in Kitchener.

Investigators seized suspected cocaine, a loaded firearm, ammunition and currency.

As a result of the investigation, a 21-year-old Kitchener male was arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (two counts)
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Vehicle
  • Possession of a Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition
  • Careless Storage of a Firearm

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# 22-236755 (921) 

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

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