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ARRESTED -Suspect Wanted in Break and Enter and Animal Theft

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June 26th, 2017 - Police & the Community

(Update) Tuesday, July 11, 2017

On Saturday, July 8, 2017, Investigators arrested and charged a 21-year-old Innisfil man following a break and enter at Doogans Pet Emporium on Sunday, June 25, 2017, just after 3:15 a.m.

Video surveillance captured the suspect forcibly entering the pet store through the front door and walking directly to the back of the store, where he removed a puppy and four kittens from their cages.

The 9-week-old Cockapoo had been recovered by police the following day after receiving numerous tips. The four kittens have not been located, and police are still encouraging anyone with information to come forward.

The 21-year-old Innisfil man has been charged with Break and Enter, and will appear in a Barrie Court of Justice on Wednesday, August, 16, 2017.

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17031077


(Update) Tuesday, June 27, 2017

On Monday night Investigators received numerous tips which led to the recovery of the 9-week-old Cockapoo in the Town of Innisfil.    

Investigators have not located the kittens and it is believed they may have been given to residents who reside on Jans Blvd, in the Town of Innisfil. Anyone who may be in possession of a kitten(s) is asked to contact police or Doogans Pet Emporium, as the kittens require further vaccinations that are imperative to their health.

The missing kittens are described as (see pictures below);

  • Black (2)
  • Grey (1) 
  • Beige (1) 

Investigators are still seeking the suspect responsible for the break and enter, and theft.

He is described as;

  • Male, white (25-30 yrs.)
  • Thin build
  • Dark beard (chin strap style)
  • Wearing a dark pompom toque with a white stripe, light colored long sleeve shirt, capris and dark shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Barrie Police Investigative Services at 705-725-7025, ext. 2129, or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous tip at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17031077

 


The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance in efforts to identify a suspect following a break and enter and a theft of animals that occurred on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 3:18 a.m., at Doogans Pet Emporium, located at Kozlov Mall, Barrie.

Video surveillance captured the suspect forcibly entering the pet store through the front door and walking directly to the back of the store, where it is believed he removed a puppy and four kittens from their cages. Within minutes the suspect is seen fleeing the store after placing the animals inside a plastic bag and heading northbound through the parking lot.

The animals have only had their first round of vaccinations and require ongoing care, as they are susceptible to dehydration and digestion complications.  The puppy is described as red haired nine-week-old Cockapoo and four eight-week-old kittens of mixed colour.

Police are concerned for the well-being of the animals and the investigation is ongoing.

The suspect is described as;

  • Male, white (25-30 yrs.)
  • Thin build
  • Dark beard (chin strap style)
  • Wearing a dark pompom toque with a white stripe, light colored long sleeve shirt, capris and dark shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Barrie Police Investigative Services at 705-725-7025, ext. 2129, or contact Constable B.Harris at extension 2747,  bharris@barriepolice.ca or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous tip at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17031077

 

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