At approximately 1:00 a.m. on the morning of August 28, Barrie Police received a report of a male involved in an altercation on Dunlop Street West, who appeared to be carrying a firearm. 

Police were able to locate the male in the area of Mulcaster and Dunlop Streets where he was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun, a quantity of cash and drugs. An 18-year-old Pickering male was arrested and is facing multiple weapons and drug-related charges including:

  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Carrying Concealed Weapon
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of CDSA for Purpose of Trafficking

 The male is being held for a bail hearing.

CCTV cameras located throughout downtown were instrumental in allowing Police who were in the area to quickly locate the suspect after receiving the initial report.



Occurrence #: BA21048443
Prepared by: Corporate Communications Coordinator, Jennett Mays


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