Woodstock police operation leads to three arrests

A 25-hour police operation that began with a firearms warrant led to three Woodstock residents being charged Wednesday afternoon.

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A 25-hour police operation that began with a firearms warrant led to three Woodstock residents being charged Wednesday afternoon.

Woodstock police said officers began a prohibited firearms investigation at about 2 p.m. at a home on Ontario Street.

The warrant was executed early Wednesday afternoon by the department’s drug and intelligence unit, containment team, community response unit, canine unit, criminal investigations branch, uniform patrol and the Waterloo Regional Police’s tactical team.

A 35-year-old man was charged with possession of prohibited firearms, while a 29-year-old man is facing charges related to an ongoing stolen vehicle investigation. A 37-year-old woman was arrested on outstanding warrants.

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