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Kitchener man charged after police seize loaded handgun, drugs

The original investigation dates back to a disturbance call at the beginning of June
July 22 2021 arrest

A Kitchener man is facing weapon and drug-related charges in relation to a search warrant carried out by Waterloo Regional Police.

On July 22, members of the General Investigations Unit were assisted by the Emergency Response Team and Investigative Services. Police searched a vehicle, finding a loaded a handgun and suspected methamphetamine. 

Police say the original investigation began on June 3. They were called to a disturbance at a Margaret Avenue apartment building that day. A man was located with non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital. 

A vehicle was also seized as part of the investigation.

A 40-year-old man faces a long list of charges including possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine, unauthorized possession of a restricted firearm, and possession contrary to a prohibition order.

The accused was held for a bail hearing.

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