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High-risk take down leads to arrest

Man facing drug and gun charges
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WASAGA BEACH - On July 6, 2018, at 2:10 a.m.,  officers from the Huronia West detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received complaints of gun shots at Mosley and 3rd St. in the Town of Wasaga Beach.

A high risk takedown was initiated and a 36-year old North York Male was taken into custody and is now facing the following Criminal Code (CC) and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) related charges;

  • CC 244.2(1)(a) Discharge a firearm into or at a place in a reckless manner
  • CC 88 Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • CC 266 Assault
  • CC 91(1) Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm
  • CC 90 Carrying concealed weapon
  • CDSA 4(1) Possession of a Schedule II substance- Cannabis Marijuana - under 30 grams
  • CDSA 4(1) Possession of a Schedule I Substance- Cocaine

He was held for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie.

Members of the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police would like to thank the public for its timely reporting of the incident which helped officers to arrive quickly and prevent any further harm.