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Fraud Over $5000
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017 - 4:30 pm
Dangerous Drunk Drivin...
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:00 am
Impaired Driving
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017 - 3:00 am
Assault/ Cause Disturb...
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017 - 4:30 am
Roadside Refusal Still...
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017 - 1:20 am
Stolen Vehicle
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017 - 7:51 am
Toxicology Reports Con...
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:00 am
Trafficking Charges
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017 - 3:05 am
Robbery Suspect Unable...
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Update: Cause of Death Determined  in First Degree Murder Case

Update: Cause of Death Determined in First Degree Murder Case

UPDATE: Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 The Barrie Police Homicide Unit continues to investigate the double homicide on William Street, in the City of Barrie. The Forensic Identification Unit...
February 8, 2017
Police & the Community
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Following a Seven Day Search for Mandy Thompson Investigators Continue to Seek Further Leads

Update: Friday, February 10, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. On Friday, February 10, ground and aerial searches for Mandy Thompson continued with the combined resources of the Barrie Police Service and the...
February 3, 2017
Police & the Community
A Warning of Growing Sophisticated Scams

A Warning of Growing Sophisticated Scams

The Barrie Police service is warning citizens and businesses about new and often sophisticated scams that prey on vulnerable taxpayers, utility users, and consumers.  Financial crimes and...
February 3, 2016
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Receive Government Grant to Support Police Response to Sexual Violence and Harassment

Barrie Police Receive Government Grant to Support Police Response to Sexual Violence and Harassment

The Province of Ontario has advocated $1.8 million toward 15 pilot projects aimed at improving police response to sexual violence and harassment. The Barrie Police Service has received $139,363...
February 16, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Suspect in Possession of Stolen Bank Card

Police Seeking Suspect in Possession of Stolen Bank Card

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect responsible for a theft that occurred at Georgian College, in the City of Barrie, on Tuesday February 14, just...
February 15, 2017
Police & the Community
Strange Discovery at Local Recycling Business

Strange Discovery at Local Recycling Business

Barrie Police Investigative Services have spent the last month looking into a strange recovery of property from a local recycling company.   On Friday, January 13th, 2017 an old television...
February 15, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspect Wanted Following Credit Card Fraud

Suspect Wanted Following Credit Card Fraud

Investigators with the Barrie Police Fraud Unit are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect responsible for defrauding a local furnace company utilizing a fraudulent credit card...
February 15, 2017
Police & the Community
Crisis Intervention Training Continues to be an Asset for Barrie Police

Crisis Intervention Training Continues to be an Asset for Barrie Police

The Barrie Police Service will be hosting their Annual Barrie Crisis Intervention Training (C.I.T), the week of Monday February 13 through to Friday February 17, 2017. The Barrie Crisis...
February 13, 2017
Police & the Community
TELUS who this Suspect is?

TELUS who this Suspect is?

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect responsible for several thefts which had occurred at TELUS Mobility, located within the Georgian Mall, Barrie...
February 13, 2017
Police & the Community
Pair Steal Trailer Then Construction Equiptment

Pair Steal Trailer Then Construction Equiptment

Barrie Police Service is currently investigating two incidents where suspects attended a Barrie small business and construction equipment compound stealing multiple pieces of equipment and a trailer...
February 10, 2017
Police & the Community
Customer Confuses Employee to Commit Fraud

Customer Confuses Employee to Commit Fraud

Barrie Police is currently investigating a fraud where a male entered a local McDonald's and created a scene as a form of distraction to obtain change for a bill he never handed over. On...
February 9, 2017
Police & the Community
Today is Safer Internet Day!

Today is Safer Internet Day!

Today people around the world join forces to teach children and youth about using online technology in a safe and responsible way. This year, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection Canadian Centre...
February 7, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspect Wanted Following a Nighttime Theft

Suspect Wanted Following a Nighttime Theft

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect responsible for a theft that occurred January 1, 2017, just after 2:00 a.m., at No Frills located at 319 Blake...
February 2, 2017
Police & the Community
Male Caught Stealing Hands Over Item But Bolts

Male Caught Stealing Hands Over Item But Bolts

On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 at 4:00pm an unknown male was observed concealing an item in the cosmetic department of Zehrs located at 620 Yonge Street, in the City of Barrie. Upon leaving the...
February 2, 2017
Police & the Community
Identity Theft Suspect Sought

Identity Theft Suspect Sought

The Barrie Police have commenced an investigation into an alleged case of identity theft, which first occurred on January 20, 2017, at CIBC located at Cundles Road and Bayfield Street, in the of...
February 2, 2017
Police & the Community
Two Males Head Straight for the Meat

Two Males Head Straight for the Meat

Barrie Police have collected video from a theft of meat where two males entered a store knowing exactly what they were coming for and wasted no time leaving with their goods. On Thursday, January...
February 2, 2017
Police & the Community
WANTED: Daniel Baker- Police Looking to ID Male Stealing Roasts

WANTED: Daniel Baker- Police Looking to ID Male Stealing Roasts

UPDATE: Friday, February 3rd, 2017 Barrie Police have received numerous tips via Crime Stoppers and email identifying this male. Police are currently looking to locate 28-year-old male Daniel...
February 1, 2017
Police & the Community
$1000 Fentanyl Tip Rewards Offered by Crime Stoppers Simcoe-Dufferin-Muskoka

$1000 Fentanyl Tip Rewards Offered by Crime Stoppers Simcoe-Dufferin-Muskoka

Crime Stoppers of Simcoe-Duffferin-Muskoka have an exciting new announcement as we join together in the fight against opioids in our community. During the months of February and March...
January 31, 2017
Police & the Community
Keeping Pets Safe

Keeping Pets Safe

Even with fur coats, pets need to be protected from the cold; exposure to harsh conditions can cause serious illness or death to animals. Ontario's Laws require that animal’s receive...
January 31, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Fire, Police to be Equipped with Life-Saving Naloxone Kits

Barrie Fire, Police to be Equipped with Life-Saving Naloxone Kits

Starting in February, all front-line Barrie Fire and Emergency Service (BFES) personnel and Barrie Police officers will begin being equipped with the life-saving, anti-opioid drug naloxone. This...
January 30, 2017
Police & the Community
Civilian Hiring Opportunity

Civilian Hiring Opportunity

The Barrie Police Services Board is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Casual Communication Clerk. The incumbent will work as an effective member of a team to ensure efficient...
January 25, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspects Dirty Laundry Caught on Video Surveillance

Suspects Dirty Laundry Caught on Video Surveillance

Police have obtained video surveillance from a theft that occurred on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at the Laundry Mart located at 150 St. Vincent Street, in the City of Barrie, and are seeking the public...
January 24, 2017
Police & the Community
IDENTIFIED: Male Steals Wallet and Uses Cards

IDENTIFIED: Male Steals Wallet and Uses Cards

 UPDATE: Monday, January 31st, 2017 Barrie Police have received an overwhelming amount of tips in regards to the identity of the male responsible for the theft of the wallet and cell phone....
January 23, 2017
Police & the Community
Investigation Concluded with No Criminal Offence

Investigation Concluded with No Criminal Offence

UPDATE: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 Barrie Police have concluded their investigation into the incident and it was determined no criminal offence occurred. The male runner was identified and...
January 20, 2017
Police & the Community
Food Truck Driver Arrested for Trafficking

Food Truck Driver Arrested for Trafficking

UPDATE ON LIST OF CHARGES and ACCUSED PARTIES- Friday, January 20th, 2017 A 53-year-old Oro-Medonte male was charged with: Trafficking- Marijuana  Trafficking- Cannabis Resin...
January 19, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Looking to Identify Male

Police Looking to Identify Male

Barrie Police are looking for the public's assistance in identifying a male involved in an attempt theft from Zehrs, located at 620 Yonge Street, in the City of Barrie. On Sunday, January 15th...
January 18, 2017
Police & the Community
Card Left in ATM Becomes Crime of Opportunity

Card Left in ATM Becomes Crime of Opportunity

Barrie Police have now received surveillance video from an ATM located at a mall in Barrie and are hoping a member of the public can assistance in identifying the suspect.  On Saturday,...
January 17, 2017
Police & the Community
LOCATED: Missing Person Henry LAMBERT

LOCATED: Missing Person Henry LAMBERT

UPDATE: Friday, January 13th, 2017 @ 7:00pm Barrie Police would like to thank those who shared information and the photo of missing person, Henry Lambert.  The male has been located and...
January 13, 2017
Police & the Community
Retirement of Deputy Chief Bruce E. Carlson

Retirement of Deputy Chief Bruce E. Carlson

On Thursday, December 8th, 2016, Barrie Police Service Deputy Chief Bruce E. Carlson announced his intention to retire, effective August 31, 2017 after 35 years of dedicated police service. Deputy...
January 12, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspect Sought in Attempt Theft

Suspect Sought in Attempt Theft

Barrie Police have received video footage of an attempt theft that occurred over the weekend and wish for the public's assistance in identifying the female suspect. On Saturday, January 7th,...
January 11, 2017