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Two arrested after police seize drugs, shotgun, stolen vehicles and cash

Officers found over $85,000 worth of drugs, three stolen vehicles worth $130,000, plus $40,000 in cash after executing a search warrant in Kitchener last week

Two men are facing a long list of charges after the Break, Enter and Vehicle Theft Team of Waterloo Regional Police seized drugs, a sawed-off shotgun, stolen vehicles and cash after executing a search warrant in Kitchener.

The warrant was carried out on Wednesday, June 1, in the area of Kingsway Drive and Sixth Avenue, in relation to a vehicle theft investigation.

Police seized three stolen vehicles with a combined value of over $130,000, a sawed-off shotgun with ammunition and more than $40,000 in Canadian currency. Officers also seized drugs including suspected fentanyl, methamphetamine, crack cocaine and oxycodone. They estimate the street value of the drugs at over $85,000.

A 57-year-old Kitchener man and 42-year-old man from Norfolk now face charges including:

  • Possession of a firearm contrary to order
  • Unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Possession of a prohibited firearm
  • Theft of a motor vehicle (two counts)
  • Possession of stolen property over $5,000 (three counts)
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking (six counts)

The 42-year-old also faces additional charges from a separate incident. Those charges include flight from police, as well as arson.

Anyone who has information about the investigation is asked to contact police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. 

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