Barrie man found asleep in vehicle in middle of intersection charged

BARRIE, ONT. — York Regional Police charged a Barrie man with impaired driving after they say he was found asleep in his vehicle in the middle of an intersection in King Township.

According to police, the incident happened Monday around 12:30 a.m. at Keele Street and King Road.

Police say a search of the vehicle turned up a loaded handgun.

On top of the impaired offence, the 33-year-old Barrie man was charged with careless storage of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possessing an illegal loaded weapon, possession of Fentanyl, among others.

Police are continuing to investigate and urge anyone with information to come forward.

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