Five people have been arrested and charged with numerous drug related offences and breach of court orders as a result of two search warrants conducted by Waterloo Regional Police Thursday.

The search warrants were a part of an ongoing illicit drug trafficking investigation in the region.

Police executed the first search warrant in a home located on Victoria Street N. and the second in a home on Park Street in Kitchener.

Police seized marijuana, suspected fentanyl, prescription pills, methamphetamine, cash, stolen property, identity documents, drug paraphernalia and other offence related property.