A resident of Wellesley Township was one of 33 charged after police conducted an early morning gun and drug raid January 16.
The WRPS executed search warrants in Waterloo Region simultaneously with raids in Toronto, Fergus, Kingston, Huron County, Grey County and Lyndhurst Township. Police seized various street drugs and prescription pills worth a total street value of $225,000. Confiscated also were 30 guns and rifles, a bomb, 14 stolen vehicles and $80,000 of Canadian and American currency.
Twenty-eight search warrants were executed throughout southern Ontario. The raids were the result of a four-month investigation by Waterloo Regional Police Service Drug Branch in partnership with the Ontario Provincial Police Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau.
Fourteen of the people charged are from Kitchener, three from Cambridge and one from Waterloo. Police say the people charged are not members of any specific gang or group.
The accused are scheduled to appear in court at the Ontario Court of Justice in Kitchener.