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Barrie man faces drug-impaired charges after parking lot collision

Barrie Police

Police in Barrie arrested a driver accused of being drug-impaired after officers responded to a collision in a parking lot.

Police say the crash happened early Thursday afternoon in a Bayfield Street business parking lot.

They say the investigating officer "immediately" noticed signs of impairment on the 34-year-old man and placed him under arrest.

He was taken to the police station for further testing, and police say a drug recognition evaluator found him to be impaired by drugs.

Police say they found the accused was also in possession of suspected cocaine.

The Barrie man faces drug-related criminal charges. He was also subject to a 90-day licence suspension and seven-day vehicle impoundment. Top Stories

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