Barrie police taser man

A family dispute landed a Barrie man in jail facing charges of mischief and breach of probation, as well as being on the receiving end of a taser charge.
On Saturday Barrie police responded to a call at a city address regarding a male, 31, who became upset with his mother and sister after he was unable to find money for drugs. Police removed the male from the residence, but he returned about 30 minutes later and caused serious damage to his mother’s vehicle, police report.
Police returned and as they attempted to take the male into custody, he became combative, police say, and was subdued with the assistance of a taser. He was charged with mischief over $5000 and two counts of breach of probation. He was held pending a bail hearing.

In other police news:

Drug store robbed
A Yonge Street drug store was robbed of a quantity of prescription medicine, Saturday, police report.
Barrie police responded to a report of a robbery at the drug store. A lone male had entered the store and demanded prescription medication from the pharmacist. The suspect made good his escape with a quantity of prescription medication.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Barrie Police Service or Crime Stoppers.

Drugs found, woman charged
Barrie downtown police officers went to an an address Saturday morning in attempts to locate a female, in order to merely question her in regards to an unrelated matter.
While at the address the homeowner lead them to the area where the female was sleeping on the couch. Beside the female were some drugs and drug paraphernalia.
The female was arrested for possession of the drugs and released with a court date. Police were able to find their answers in regards to the other matter.

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