Search warrants lead Guelph police to guns and ammunition

Guelph police say a 26-year-old man has been arrested after officers found weapons and ammunition while carrying out search warrants in the Royal City and Kitchener.

In a news release, police said they received information on Oct. 19 that a man was in possession of a gun.

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That led to three search warrants being carried out, two of which resulted in the seizure of a 12-gauge shotgun and a semi-automatic rifle, according to police.

Officers also found ammunition, two large knives, bear spray and leg shackles, along with a loaded syringe and cannabis edibles.

Police didn’t say exactly where the search warrants were carried out and would only say the south end of Guelph and central Kitchener.

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Police added that the suspect is alleged to have been involved in human trafficking.

He faces several charges related to the weapons and human trafficking, along with breaching court orders.

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Guelph police did not name the accused but said he remains in custody.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact police 519-824-1212 ext. 7441.

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