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Orillia man facing multiple charges after OPP respond to collisions, altercations

Investigators seized cocaine, fentanyl, and cash after man rammed vehicles in Barrie Road lot, confronted witness and then was involved in two incidents on Hwy 11
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Members of the Orillia detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested and charged a male with impaired driving, and numerous other offences, after an altercation occurred following a collision on Highway 11, in the City of Orillia.

On Jan. 12, 2021 shortly after 6 a.m., police were notified of a driver who had collided with unoccupied vehicles in a parking lot on Barrie Road. It was reported that the male had then aggressively confronted a witness, before driving off. A second report was received shortly after from a driver on Highway 11 involving the same suspect vehicle. It was reported that a collision had occurred on the highway, and that once stopped, the suspect assaulted the caller and caused further damage to his vehicle. A third complaint was then received by police from an address near Highway 11 in Oro-Medonte reporting an unusual interaction with the same driver.

A short time later, officers located and stopped the vehicle on Highway 11 southbound near Line 14. The driver was arrested and further investigation resulted in the seizure of quantities of cocaine, fentanyl, and Canadian currency. An impaired driving investigation was also initiated and an OPP drug recognition expert (DRE) was utilized to conduct an evaluation.

As a result, Adam Dunlop, age 28 of Orillia, has been charged with:
    •    Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking - opioid
    •    Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking - cocaine
    •    Two counts of possession of a schedule I substance - opioid
    •    Possession of a schedule I substance - cocaine
    •    Two counts of assault
    •    Mischief - destroys or damages property
    •    Operation while impaired - alcohol and drugs
    •    Dangerous operation
    •    Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000

The accused was held for a bail hearing and is set to appear on Jan. 13, 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice, Orillia.

The Orillia OPP would like to thank everyone who share the responsibility of keeping our roads, trails and waterways safe by reporting impaired drivers. We are committed to serving our province, including the Townships of Oro-Medonte, Ramara and Severn and the City of Orillia, by protecting its citizens, upholding the law and preserving public safety.

If you have any information about crime in our community please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or report minor occurrences online by visiting here. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit your information online if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.