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Barrie man facing 6 charges

A Barrie man faces weapons, threatening and drug charges after a firearm was pointed at a woman inside a Midland motel room on Nov. 19.

She told Midland police about the incident Nov. 25, saying the man was known to her and that she managed to escape.

Southern Georgian Bay OPP located a man the same day, in his vehicle, in Penetanguishene and arrested him.

A search of the vehicle turned up cocaine and Canadian money.

A 33-year-old man was taken to Midland police and held for a bail hearing.

He is charged with pointing a firearm, assault with a weapon, uttering threats to cause bodily harm, drug possession, drug possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of the proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000. 

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