Brampton man faces charges after loaded gun seized in Barrie
A new dark blue Barrie, Ont police cruiser can be seen on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. (K.C. Colby/ CTV Barrie)
The Canadian Press
Published Monday, March 20, 2017 11:53AM EDT
BARRIE, Ont. -- Police say a man is facing charges after officers in Barrie seized a loaded gun and drugs.
Barrie police say a man allegedly fled when officers tried to speak to him on Saturday evening after he stepped off a sidewalk into oncoming traffic.
They say the man went into a nearby restaurant and was caught as he ran out the side door.
Investigators say a loaded 9-millimetre pistol, heroin and cocaine were seized.
A 20-year-old man from Brampton is facing numerous firearms-related charges and possession and possession for the purpose of trafficking counts.