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Published July 28, 2023

Impaired driver found passed out in car: Barrie Police

Police say a citizen contacted them concerned a person was asleep in a car
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A citizen alerted Barrie Police about a man they believed was asleep in a car at a plaza on Wellington Street West.

The car was oddly parked in a no-parking zone.

"Police arrived on scene a couple of minutes later and based upon observations that were made, determined that the male was impaired by drug," according to a police news release.

A 65-year-old man of no fixed address was charged with impaired and two counts of drug possession, fentanyl and cocaine.

The man was released from custody and has a court date in August.

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