Two people from Barrie charged with drug and weapons offences following Highway 400 traffic stop

Provincial police have charged four people including two from Barrie with weapons and drug-related offences following a traffic stop on Highway 400 in Seguin Township.

On Nov. 7, West Parry Sound OPP say they pulled over two vehicles that were travelling together for stunt driving.

“A subsequent search of the vehicles resulted in officers locating two firearms along with approximately 290 grams of suspected fentanyl with an estimated value of over $65,000,” police said in a news release on Wednesday.

The 18-year-old suspect from Barrie was charged with:

  • Possession of Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Opioid.
  • Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm.
  • Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition (three counts)
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
  • Possession for the purpose of distributing.
  • Possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order
  • Possession of anything for use in, production of trafficking in Schedule 1 or Schedule 3
  • Drive motor vehicle – perform stunt – excessive speed
  • Drive while under suspension
  • Fail to comply with probation order

 The 23-year-old suspect from Barrie was charged with:

  • Possession of Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Opioid
  • Possession of a loaded prohibited or restricted firearm
  • Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition (three counts)
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Fail to comply with Probation Order (four counts)
  • Possession for the purpose of distributing
  • Possession of anything for use in, production of trafficking in Schedule 1 or Schedule 3

The other suspects are from Troy Hill and Clarington.

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