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Three arrested on outstanding warrants in Cambridge traffic stop

Police also seized a sawed-off shotgun, ammunition, several knives, and Canadian currency

Police arrested four people Sunday night, including three wanted on warrants, after a traffic stop in Cambridge.

On May 26, at around 7:50 p.m., officers from Waterloo Regional Police Service’s South Division were on proactive patrol and conducted a traffic stop in the area of Roseview Avenue and Malcolm Street.

Through investigation, officers determined that the driver, a 42-year-old female and two passengers, a 43-year-old male and a 41-year-old male, all from Cambridge, were wanted on outstanding warrants. A fourth passenger was also present in the vehicle.

Officers subsequently located a sawed-off shotgun, ammunition, several knives, and Canadian currency.

The three wanted parties were arrested on the strength of their outstanding warrants.

The fourth vehicle occupant, a 33-year-old Cambridge male, was also arrested and charged with 10 criminal offences, including:

  • Possession of identity documents
  • Disobey court order (two counts)
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Carry concealed weapon
  • Tampering with serial number
  • Careless transportation of a firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle
  • Possession of a prohibited firearm with ammunition
  • Possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized

The accused were held for a bail hearing.