Anonymous 04/30/2021 (Fri) 13:39:26 No.51775 del
Barrie police officer will be charged for violent arrest of skateboarder caught on video

A Barrie Police Service member has been charged and suspended after a video circulated of a violent downtown Barrie arrest of a 20-year-old man in February. No word on whether the CBC employee who assisted in the illegal arrest will avoid the same consequences.

An Ontario Provincial Police press release on Thursday confirmed Barrie police Const. Jason Stamp was arrested and charged with assault and assault with a weapon following an investigation by the OPP. Stamp is an 18-year veteran of the force.

According to CBC, Barrie police confirmed that in accordance with the Police Services Act, Stamp has been suspended with pay.