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News Release: July 30, 2018

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Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: July 30, 2018
Occurrence Type: Residential Drug Search Warrant
Occurrence #: BA18037436
Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 8:30pm

On Saturday, July 28, 2018, Investigators from the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit arrested and charged a man and woman from Barrie in relation to drug trafficking.

Following a lengthy investigation, a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant was executed at a residence on Herrell Ave, in the City of Barrie.  Police seized; ½ kilogram of Cocaine, 1.5 kilograms of Marijuana,44 grams of Ecstasy, 60 grams of Psilocybin (magic mushrooms), approximately $20,000 in Oxycodone pills, and a quantity of cash as well as a motor vehicle, in relation to proceeds of crime.

A 46-year-old Barrie man has been arrested and charged with; five (5) counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, five (5) counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of an Unauthorized Weapon (Taser). He will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in the City Barrie, on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.

A 40-year-old Barrie woman has been arrested and charged with; Possession of a Controlled Substance. She will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in the City of Barrie, on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.

Anyone with information on illegal drug related activity can contact the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online anonymously at www.p3tips.com 

Prepared by: Constable Bamford #7419
Occurrence # BA18037436