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Fentanyl found after suspected drunk driver pulled over in Kitchener: police

Waterloo Regional Police say they seized 19.2 grams of suspected fentanyl and $1370 in cash.
Waterloo Regional Police say they seized 19.2 grams of suspected fentanyl and $1370 in cash. Waterloo Regional Police

Waterloo Regional Police say they found a large quantity of fentanyl on Thursday after pulling over a suspected drunk driver in Kitchener.

Police say a possible impaired driver was reported near Queens Boulevard and Fischer Hallman Road.

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After officers found the suspect vehicle, they placed the driver under arrest and charged him with operation while impaired by drug.

The man in the passenger’s seat was also arrested on outstanding charges.

Police searched the vehicle and discovered 19.2 grams of suspected fentanyl and $1,370 in cash.

Both men were also charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking.

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