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Barrie, Ont., man charged after firearms, ammunition seized in gun-trafficking investigation

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A 34-year-old Barrie man has been charged after firearms and ammunition were seized Monday as part of an ongoing gun-trafficking investigation, Nottawasaga OPP say.

The man was charged with two counts of trafficking in a firearm, weapon, device or ammunition, five counts of careless storage of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition, one count of not reporting a lost firearm or weapon, one count of not reporting a found firearm or weapon, one count of transferring a firearm, prohibited or restricted weapon without authority, and two counts of possession of a prohibited device or ammunition.

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The man’s identity and court date are being withheld to protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation, police say.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Nottawasaga OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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