Waterloo police seize weapons, $10,000 worth of drugs during traffic stop in Kitchener

Waterloo Regional Police say they seized an air gun and brass knuckles. Waterloo Regional Police

Waterloo Regional Police say a traffic stop in Kitchener led to two arrests as well as the seizure of brass knuckles and around $10,000 worth of drugs.

According to police, officers pulled a vehicle over near Highway 8 and Weber Street shortly before midnight on Friday.

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The officers conducted a search where they seized an air gun, brass knuckles, cash and suspected methamphetamine, fentanyl, cocaine and numerous prescription pills, with the street drugs having an estimated value of around $10,000.

Police say a 39-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man, both from Kitchener, are jointly facing over two dozen charges, including possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, possession of an unauthorized weapon and breach of probation.

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The man was also charged with driving while under suspension.

Police held the pair in custody while they awaited a bail hearing.

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