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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Investigation by CRU Takes Drugs Off the Streets

Investigation by CRU Takes Drugs Off the Streets

Barrie Police Community Response Unit (CRU) began a preliminary investigation at the beginning of this year after receiving information into possible drug trafficking at a local motel. On Tuesday...
April 13, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED - Break and Enter Suspect Has Late Night Cravings

ARRESTED - Break and Enter Suspect Has Late Night Cravings

(Update) - Wednesday, May 17, 2017 On Monday, May 8, 2017, Investigators identified and charged the suspect who had been wanted following thirteen (13) commercial break and enters in the City of...
April 13, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED - Police Seeking Pizza Lover Following a Break and Enter

ARRESTED - Police Seeking Pizza Lover Following a Break and Enter

(Update) - Wednesday, May 17, 2017 On Monday, May 8, 2017, Investigators identified and charged the suspect who had been wanted following thirteen (13) commercial break and enters in the City of...
April 11, 2017
Police & the Community
Mid-Day Home Invasion and Shooting on Gunn Street

Mid-Day Home Invasion and Shooting on Gunn Street

UPDATE: Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 Barrie Police Service will continue door-to-door canvasing of Gunn Street and surrounding area in efforts to speak to potential witnesses and obtain any video...
April 10, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED: Two Charged for Two Robberies at Mac's

ARRESTED: Two Charged for Two Robberies at Mac's

On Sunday, May 7th, 2017 at 1:45am Police attended the Mac's Convenience store located at 201 Hurst Drive, in the City of Barrie, after receiving a panic alarm. The Barrie Police K9...
April 6, 2017
Police & the Community
Heritage Baptist Church Honors All Local EMS

Heritage Baptist Church Honors All Local EMS

Heritage Baptist Church hosted a service to honor all local EMS. Several members of their congregation were recognized for their commitment to the community.  Chief Kimberley Greenwood and...
April 4, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Honored to Congratulate Canadian Medalists

Barrie Police Honored to Congratulate Canadian Medalists

Deputy Chief Carlson and members of the Barrie Police Service had the opportunity to congratulate Special Olympics Ontario athletes Michael Wimbs and David Whyne. Together Michael and David...
April 3, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Unlawfully Sold Vehicle

Police Seeking Unlawfully Sold Vehicle

The Barrie Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle that had been removed from an address on Porritt Street, in the City of Barrie. The owner of the vehicle had...
April 3, 2017
Police & the Community
Credit Card Fraudster Left Evidence Behind

Credit Card Fraudster Left Evidence Behind

Police are investigating an attempt fraud that occurred on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Bed, Bath and Beyond in Park Place, Barrie. The suspect attended Bed, Bath and Beyond on Wednesday, March 22...
April 3, 2017
Police & the Community
Theft of Razor Blades

Theft of Razor Blades

Barrie Police officers are currently investigating a theft of over $500.00 of razor blades from a local drug store after a blatant theft Wednesday. On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 12:35pm...
March 31, 2017
Police & the Community
Arrest Made in Jewelry Theft from A Local Downtown Boutique

Arrest Made in Jewelry Theft from A Local Downtown Boutique

(Update) Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Police have arrested and charged a 62-year-old Barrie woman with Theft Under $5,000. The woman turned herself into Police Monday afternoon. On Thursday...
March 31, 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
Car Trailer Thieves Located and Arrested in Sudbury

Car Trailer Thieves Located and Arrested in Sudbury

(Update) Thursday, March 30, 2017 Barrie Police have arrested and charged two men in connection to a break and enter and theft of a car trailer from Georgian Chevrolet, which occurred on...
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
Male Arrested and Charged for Sexual Assault

Male Arrested and Charged for Sexual Assault

(Update) Friday, April 7, 2017 Investigators have identified an individual following an incident that took place on Sunday, February, 19, 2017. On Friday, April, 7, 2017, a 26-year-...
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 Arrest An Outstanding Male Following an Assault

Police Arrest An Outstanding Male Following an Assault

(Update) Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Police have located the third party who had been involved in an assault on a 17-year-old male outside McDonald's Restaurant on Sunday, February 19...
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
Third Man Remanded into Custody Following Kozlov Street Homicide

Third Man Remanded into Custody Following Kozlov Street Homicide

(Update) Thursday, April 6, 2017 On Wednesday, April 5, 2107, just after 12:00 p.m. a 26-year-old male from Barrie was arrested in the City of Barrie. David GLOVER of Barrie has been charged with...
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

(Update) Tuesday, March 14, 2017 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...
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
ARRESTED: Police Seeking Woman Following A Brazen Afternoon Theft

ARRESTED: Police Seeking Woman Following A Brazen Afternoon Theft

On Sunday, March 12th, 2017 Barrie Police, with the help of a retired loss prevention officer, identified the female responsible for the theft of groceries.  She was placed under arrest in...
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