Brampton Man Arrested for Gun Possession Following Traffic Stop


A Brampton man is facing charges in connection with the discovery of drugs and firearm in a vehicle during a traffic stop in Barrie.

Barrie Police report that on Sunday, April 16 at 5:00 p.m., officers stopped a vehicle on Anne Street.

A search warrant executed on the 2008 Infinity, which was pulled over as part of an ongoing investigation, revealed 50 grams of cocaine, 13 grams of heroin and a loaded 9mm handgun.

The driver, a 24-year-old Brampton man, was arrested for unauthorized possession of a firearm before the vehicle was seized for further investigation.

The accused has since been charged with a host of firearm and drug offences, along with breaching probation.

Police say the street value of the drugs seized exceeds $10,000.


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