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Man and boy, 13, charged after drugs found during Barrie, Ont., traffic stop

BARRIE, Ont. — Police say a man and a 13-year-old boy are facing a long list of charges after a traffic stop in Barrie, Ont.

They say a car was pulled over on Wednesday afternoon after officers spotted a vehicle with allegedly unauthorized licence plates.

Investigators say the driver was found to be under suspension and officers spotted allegedly stolen items in the back seat.

They say a search uncovered break-in tools and various drugs.

A 21-year-old Barrie man is facing charges of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, possession of break-in instruments, possession of cannabis resin, possession of codeine pills, and various Highway Traffic Act offences.

The boy is charged with possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, possession of break-in instruments, and possession of cannabis resin, codeine pills and methamphetamine.