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News Release - Daytime Edition: March 9, 2017

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News Release - Daytime Edition

Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: March 9, 2017
Occurrence Type: Impaired Driving Leads to Drug Charges
Occurrence #: Ba17011637
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 2:51am

Police arrested and charged a 33-year-old Wasaga Beach man early Thursday morning just before 3:00 a.m. The driver’s ability to operate his vehicle was questionable; and caught the attention of police at the corner of Peel and Wellington Street E, in the City of Barrie.

The 33-year-old was impaired by alcohol and found to be in possession of cocaine. He was arrested and charged with; Impaired Driving, Over 80 and Possession of a Controlled Substance – Cocaine.  He also faces a 90-day licence suspension and a 7-day vehicle impoundment. The male will appear in a Barrie Ontario Court of Justice court in March.

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17011637