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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Play video for Police will Continue to Search for Clues into Mandy's Disappearance
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Police will Continue to Search for Clues into Mandy's Disappearance

Throughout the past two days police took advantage of the mild weather, which provided favorable search conditions for the Barrie Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police, in the search for...
February 3, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Services Board Announces Ken Weatherill as Next Deputy Chief

Barrie Police Services Board Announces Ken Weatherill as Next Deputy Chief

The Barrie Police Services Board and Chief Kimberley Greenwood are pleased to announce that Ken Weatherill will be the next Deputy Chief for the Barrie Police Service. Mr Weatherill will be joining...
March 27, 2017
Police & the Community
Three Stolen Credit Cards and Multiple Fraudulent Purchases

Three Stolen Credit Cards and Multiple Fraudulent Purchases

Barrie Police have received surveillance video after multiple fraudulent transactions occurred when a local junk removal company had three company credit cards stolen. Between Friday, March 10th...
March 27, 2017
Police & the Community
Break and Enter Leads to Theft of Car Trailer

Break and Enter Leads to Theft of Car Trailer

Police are investigating a theft of a car trailer from Georgian Chevrolet, located at 82 Caplan Ave, in the City of Barrie, on Sunday, March 19, 2017. At 7:43 p.m. two males had been captured...
March 23, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Cleaning Enthusiast Suspect

Police Seeking Cleaning Enthusiast Suspect

Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify an individual wanted for a theft from Home Outfitters located at 436 Bryne Drive, in the City of Barrie. On Tuesday, March 21, 2017,...
March 23, 2017
Police & the Community
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Theft of Construction Equipment

Barrie Police have collected various video surveillance at surrounding businesses after two incidents of large front end loader attachments being stolen off job sites in the south end of the...
March 22, 2017
Police & the Community
Investigators Looking to Speak with a Male

Investigators Looking to Speak with a Male

Barrie Police Investigative Services Division is currently investigating an incident that took place in downtown Barrie, throughout the early hours of Sunday, February 19, 2017. Due to the...
March 17, 2017
Police & the Community
2017 Big Brother Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake

2017 Big Brother Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake

On Wednesday, March 22nd Barrie Police officers will be participating in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake at Bowlerama Barrie. Funds raised through community events such...
March 17, 2017
Police & the Community
UPDATE: One Arrested and One Outstanding in LCBO Theft

UPDATE: One Arrested and One Outstanding in LCBO Theft

On Friday, March 17th, 2017, a mere 12 hours after the release was posted to media, the second male was identified and arrested.  A 48-year-old Barrie man was charged with Theft Under $5000...
March 17, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Suspect Following an Assault

Police Seeking Suspect Following an Assault

Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a male following an assault that took place outside McDonald's Restaurant, located 85 Dunlop Street West, in the City of...
March 17, 2017
Major Crime Investigations
One Year Ago - Police Looking For More Information on Miller Homicide

One Year Ago - Police Looking For More Information on Miller Homicide

(OPP-SPRINGWATER TOWNSHIP, ON) - On Wednesday March 16, 2016, shortly after ‎12:00PM, officers from the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of...
March 16, 2017
Police & the Community
 Homicide Investigators Release Cause of Death

Homicide Investigators Release Cause of Death

(Update) Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 3:45 p.m. The Barrie Police Homicide Unit has completed their forensic investigation at 101 Kozlov Street, Barrie. The forensic post-mortem results issued from...
March 14, 2017
Police & the Community
CRUSH the CRA SCAM

CRUSH the CRA SCAM

(Milton, Ontario – March 13, 2017) – Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Financial Crime Unit (FCU) would like to remind the public...
March 13, 2017
Police & the Community
Arrest Made Following Weekend Stabbing

Arrest Made Following Weekend Stabbing

On Tuesday, March 14, 2017,  just after 4:00 a.m. police arrested 24-year-old Holly Goswell-Payne and 28-year-old John Nanibush. The pair were located by police at McDonald's at the corner...
March 13, 2017
Police & the Community
Medal of Bravery Awarded by the Governor General

Medal of Bravery Awarded by the Governor General

On September 12, 2015, Special Constable Joshua Ford and Constable Blake Pyatt, of the Barrie Police Service, rescued a man who was trapped in his car following an accident on Georgian Drive, in...
March 11, 2017
Police & the Community
UPDATE: Unregistered Weapons Seized and Charges Laid

UPDATE: Unregistered Weapons Seized and Charges Laid

UPDATE: Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 @ 3:30pm Barrie Police Street Crime Unit has completed processing the property seized during the execution of a warrant from a Yonge Street address on...
March 7, 2017
Police & the Community
March is Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month

The Barrie Police Service would like everyone to know more about the various scams Fraudsters use to steal your money and sometimes even your identity. During the month of March, social media...
March 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Arrest Made Following Theft of Advil from Mac's

Arrest Made Following Theft of Advil from Mac's

(Update) Friday, March 10, 2017 The Barrie Police have arrested a 32-year-old Barrie man following a theft of Advil from a Mac's Convenience Store on Sunday, February 19, 2017. Police...
March 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Woman Following A Brazen Afternoon Theft

Police Seeking Woman Following A Brazen Afternoon Theft

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect who is wanted for a theft from Zehrs, located at 620 Yonge Street, in the City of Barrie. On Sunday February 26,...
February 27, 2017
Police & the Community
#NOGOODWAY Campaign

#NOGOODWAY Campaign

Special Olympic athletes and Canadians with an intellectual disability have voiced how harmful the use of the R-word (retard) is to them. We are proud to support the #NOGOODWAY Campaign with...
February 27, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Underwear Thief

Police Seeking Underwear Thief

Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identity a suspect wanted for theft. Video surveillance captured the incident on Friday, February 3, 2017 at La Senza, located at the Georgian Mall...
February 24, 2017
Police & the Community
Drug Trafficking Operation Terminated by Barrie Police Street Crime Unit

Drug Trafficking Operation Terminated by Barrie Police Street Crime Unit

(Update) – Thursday, February 23, 2017 Following the execution of two Criminal Code Search Warrants and the arrest of six people, Investigators of the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit have...
February 23, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Reveal List of Crimes That Keep Police Officers Up at Night (and Days, too)

Police Reveal List of Crimes That Keep Police Officers Up at Night (and Days, too)

(Barrie) The Barrie Police Service is  supporting  the  Ontario  Association  of  Chiefs  of Police's  (OACP)  2017  Crime  Prevention...
February 21, 2017
Police & the Community
Pink Shirt Day 2017

Pink Shirt Day 2017

The Barrie Police Service proudly supports Pink Shirt Day and continues to raise awareness for anti-bullying.  Why a Pink Shirt? The idea comes from an incredible group of...
February 21, 2017
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
ARRESTED: Police Seeking Suspect in Possession of Stolen Bank Card

ARRESTED: Police Seeking Suspect in Possession of Stolen Bank Card

(Update) Tuesday, February, 28, 2017 The Barrie Police Service received multiple tips on the identity of a male wanted in relation to a theft that occurred at Georgian College, which resulted...
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
Several Suspects Deemed Responsible For Defrauding Local Businesses

Several Suspects Deemed Responsible For Defrauding Local Businesses

(Update) - Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Investigators of the Barrie Police Fraud Unit have received further information that two additional local heating and air conditioning business have been...
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
Arrested - TELUS who this Suspect is?

Arrested - TELUS who this Suspect is?

(Update) Thursday, March 2, 2017 A 42-year-old Barrie man has been arrested and charged with four counts of Theft Under $5,000, following a slue of thefts from TELUS Mobility, located in Georgian...
February 13, 2017