Kitchener man arrested as Waterloo police conduct search at area motel

Waterloo Regional Police say a man was arrested after a search was conducted at a motel in Kitchener on Wednesday morning.

Police initially announced on Twitter at around 8:50 am that two people were in custody after they conducted the search near King Street East and Morgan Avenue.

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During the search, officers were said to have located suspected fentanyl, methamphetamine, ecstasy, psilocybin, Canadian currency and stolen identity documents.

They say a 59-year-old Kitchener man is facing multiple charges, including possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of identity documents. He was also wanted on two outstanding warrants.

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Police say he is being held pending a bail hearing.

Currently in the area of ​​King Street East and Morgan Avenue in Kitchener conducting a search warrant at a motel.

There will be an increased police presence in the area.

Two individuals are in police custody. No concerns for public safety.

More to follow when available.

— Waterloo Regional Police (@WRPSToday) January 26, 2022

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