Resident tased in Parry Sound after police get call for help


OPP in Parry Sound say they tased a man after receiving calls for help from a local apartment building.

On Friday, members of the West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a 9-1-1 call for help to an apartment building on Railway Avenue in Parry Sound.

Police knocked on the door and checked the windows. They say furniture was knocked over and garbage was all over the floor.

Police then kicked in the door where they say they were confronted with a man holding a hand gun. Police deployed a Conductive Energy Weapon (Taser) and disarmed the man.

The handgun appeared to be a Glock was in fact a gas powered pellet gun.

45 yr old David O’HAGAN of Parry Sound was arrested and charged with:

· Pointing a Firearm contrary to the Criminal Code (CC).

· Careless use of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited device or ammunition contrary to the CC.

The accused will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Parry Sound on October 20th, 2016 to answer to his charges.

Barrie Police searching for armed robbery suspects: PHOTOS

Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects following two armed robberies that occurred early yesterday morning.

Shortly after 6am police were called about two robberies that happened at Mac’s Convenience Stores located at 221 Ferndale Drive South and then 2 Marsellus Drive, in Barrie.

Investigators believe in both instances a single male suspect entered the store armed with a hand gun while a second male waited in the getaway vehicle.

The male made a demand for money, cigarettes and lottery tickets. The suspects fled in black newer model SUV in an unknown direction. It is believed that these suspects are responsible for both robberies. No injuries were reported by either victim.

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Suspect 1 description:

Male
5’8”, thin build
Armed with a silver handgun
Wearing: Black hoodie with “Support 81 Downtown” in flames
Black pants and shoes
Carrying a black backpack
Black mask covering the lower part of his face and a grey/beige mask covering the upper part of his face
Black sunglasses
Florescent gloves

* No descriptors available for second suspect.

The Barrie Police Service reminds business owners of the importance of maintaining and updating video surveillance equipment. Quality images help to identify suspects, can aid in arrests and have a tremendous impact during court proceedings.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Barrie Police Investigative Services at 705-725-7025, ext. 2129, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip at www.tipsubmit.com