Barrie man carrying 9mm semi-automatic gun in fanny pack faces slew of charges
A Barrie man accused of carrying a loaded semi-automatic weapon in a fanny pack around his waist faces multiple charges after officers attended a call for a disturbance.
Police say they responded to a call on Saturday at a home in the Penetang and Mulcaster streets area to find a man with a knife.
They say the knife was a prohibited weapon, and officers placed the man under arrest.
According to police, the suspect gave a false name, but officers were able to identify him.
They say a search of the 29-year-old man revealed he had a loaded 9mm semi-automatic gun, plus several bags of suspected fentanyl and cocaine.
Police charged the accused with a slew of drug and weapons offences, plus obstructing a peace officer.