Cops in Barrie bust a guy they say hid $360K worth of drugs in some bushes

37-year-old man facing trafficking charges and more

A Barrie man is facing charges after cops say he was spotted trying to conceal his stash.

A homeowner in Barrie called police after they say they spotted a man trying to hide several packages in some bushes on their property. Barrie Police arrived and say the packages contained a large amount of suspected cocaine.

A few hours later, police say a man matching the description of the suspect returned to the area and was arrested when he tried to retrieve the packages.

A 37-year-old Barrie man is facing a number of drug-related charges, including possession and trafficking. Police seized 3.6 kg of cocaine and about 50 grams of fentanyl.