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Police seize shotgun, drugs following search warrant in Waterloo

Two Waterloo residents face a list of charges following the completion of a search warrant in the University Avenue West and Phillip Street area on Thursday
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Waterloo Regional Police seized a sawed-off shotgun alongside seven replica firearms during the completion of a search warrant in Waterloo.

Waterloo Regional Police have charged two Waterloo residents with several offences - following the completion of a search warrant in that city. 

It was on Thursday when police completed their search warrant in the area of University Avenue West and Phillip Street, seizing a variety of items including a sawed-off shotgun, seven replica firearms, prohibited weapons and break-and-enter tools. 

Police also seized stolen property including government documents and an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency. 

In addition to those items, police are also said to have seized suspected fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine, psilocybin and hydromorphone. 

As a result of their investigation, regional police arrested and charged a 31-year-old man and 20-year-old woman, both from Waterloo. 

That 31-year-old man has been charged with the following: 

  • Failure to comply with judicial release
  • Unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of weapon (three counts)
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking (six counts)
  • Possession of break-in instruments
  • Possession of stolen goods under $5,000
  • Possession of an identity document

The 20-year-old woman has been charged with:

  • Unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of weapon (three counts)
  • Possession of break-in instruments
  • Possession of stolen goods under $5,000
  • Possession of an identity document
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking (three counts)

Those two accused were held in police custody for a bail hearing. 

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