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Barrie man charged in 'significant' drug bust

Police seized fentanyl, crack cocaine and heroin from Barrie motel room

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, officers from the Barrie Police Service Community Safety and Well Being Unit — High Harm Team, with the assistance of the Barrie Police Tactical Support Unit, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a Donald Street motel room.

This search warrant resulted in the seizure of a significant quantity of fentanyl, crack cocaine and heroin, that were all destined for our streets, along with Canadian currency and various weapons.

Initially, two females and a male who were located in the room were arrested, but a short time later, the two females were released unconditionally.

The male, a 53-year-old from Barrie, is facing a slew of drug possession, drug trafficking and possession of prohibited weapons charges. He was held in custody and is scheduled to appear today by video link for a bail hearing.