A family dispute resulted in police getting involved and more trouble for a young woman who, police say, had taken oxycontin drugs.
When police arrived at the Cundles St. East residence, the female’s family turned over a quantity of drugs and paraphernalia. In addition to those woes, she was found to be in breach of the conditions from two different probation orders.
She was arrested for two counts of breach of probation, and released with a future court date.
In other police news:
Male hotfoots it after crash
A ‘stolen’ vehicle that hit a light standard on Wellington St. West turned out not to be after police questioned the owner.
Barrie police responded to a call about a vehicle that struck the standard. Witnesses reported that two males exited the vehicle and fled on foot, with one of the males telling a witness the vehicle was stolen.
Police set up a perimeter and called in the K9 unit. However, soon after the registered owner called police to report the vehicle had been stolen. It didn’t take long, police say, for the owner to reveal that he had been the driver. He told police he had fled and reported the vehicle stolen because he has panicked.
Police cautioned the young man about public mischief. He was subsequently charged with fail to remain and careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act.
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