Heavy police presence in downtown Barrie Friday morning; one of three raids in an ‘ongoing investigation’

No details available on nature of investigation

There was a heavy police presence at the Five Points as police executed a search warrant at a downtown Barrie night club.

Barrie Police spokesperson Peter Leon confirms The Night King was the target of a search warrant, but couldn’t yet speak to the nature of the investigation. He added two homes were also the subject of a search on Friday.

An armoured vehicle was present in downtown Barrie as part of the search warrant. Leon confirms the vehicle was a means of transportation, “It is utilized to assist our tactical team with a variety of different matters,” he said, adding officers were not expecting resistance in executing the warrant.

While Leon couldn’t confirm the nature of this investigation or what brought them to those three locations, he did specify there is no threat to public safety as a result.