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Police respond to handgun threat during Christmas dinner dispute

Two 20-year-old Barrie residents charged in Innisfil incident; Suspects, who fled, were nabbed following a high-risk vehicle stop
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NEWS RELEASE
SOUTH SIMCOE POLICE
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INNISFIL - South Simcoe Police Service officers have charged two 20-year-old Barrie residents following a weapons incident in Innisfil.

On Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019 around 6:30 p.m., police were called to a home in the Belle Aire Beach Road and 20th Sideroad area for a report of a person being threatened with a handgun during a dispute at Christmas dinner. The victim also reported being assaulted by a second suspect. The suspects then left the scene in a vehicle.

Officers conducted a high risk vehicle stop near Dunlop Street West and Highway 400 in Barrie and the suspects were arrested without incident. Police seized a knife, a baton and a pellet gun and laid a total of 10 charges.

A 20-year-old Barrie man was charged with:
    •    Assault
    •    Point firearm (two counts)
    •    Carry concealed weapon (two counts)
    •    Use imitation firearm while committing offence
    •    Weapons dangerous
    •    Utter threats

A 20-year-old Barrie woman was charged with:
    •    Assault with a weapon
    •    Weapons Dangerous
 
The two accused were released with a future court date. No one was injured in the incident.

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