A 26-year-old man from Puslinch Township faces a variety of drug trafficking, weapons, and motor vehicle charges following an incident Wednesday night in Guelph.
On May 17th Wellington OPP received a report of male removing a car from storage without the owner’s consent.
The suspect was known to police and wanted on an outstanding warrant.
Then a week later the vehicle was observed in a parking lot on Silvercreek Parkway. When officers approached, the suspect fled in it with two passengers.
With the assistance of Guelph Police, the car was located behind a store, also on Silvercreek. The man had fled on foot.
The Waterloo Regional Police Canine Unit joined the search. The suspect was located and arrested soon after.
Police found a large quantity of suspected cocaine, ecstasy, and mushrooms on the accused as well as drug paraphernalia. He was also in possession of a knife and pair of brass knuckles.