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Hotel Guests Fall Victim to a Break and Enter

Hotel Guests Fall Victim to a Break and Enter
August 18th, 2017 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify two males following a theft on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at the Quality Inn, located at 55 Hart Drive, in the City of Barrie.

The suspects had been captured on video surveillance leaving the victims hotel room carrying a backpack just before 8:00 p.m. Saturday night. Upon leaving the room the suspects were observed checking numerous hotel doors as they walked down the hallway.

Police have ascertained the two men were not registered guests and continue to investigate how they obtained access to the secured room.

The suspects are described as;

Suspect #1

  • Male (19 to 25 yrs.)
  • Blond hair
  • Wearing a grey t-shirt, black pants and carrying a backpack

Suspect #2

  • Male (19 to 25 yrs.)
  • Dark hair
  • Wearing a blue baseball hat, dark blue shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to Constable Westcott of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2614, jwestcott@barriepolice.ca or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17040186

 

ARRESTED - Police Seeking A Suspect Following Theft at LCBO

ARRESTED - Police Seeking A Suspect Following Theft at LCBO
August 16th, 2017 - Police & the Community

(Update) Friday, August 18, 2017

On Friday, July 14, 2017, a male was captured on video surveillance stealing a bottle of vodka from the LCBO, located 534 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.

Following numerous tips police have arrested and charged a 28-year-old Barrie man. He has been charged with Theft Under $5,000 and will appear in a Barrie Court of Justice in September.

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17034799


The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a male following a theft on Friday, July 14, 2017, at the LCBO, located 534 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.

Video surveillance captured a suspect selecting a bottle of vodka and immediately concealing it into his waist band. Without wasting any time the suspect fled the store and was last seen heading southbound on Bayfield Street.

The suspect is described as;

Suspect #1

  • Male, white
  • Medium build, 6’0
  • Short brown hair
  • Wearing a dark blue long sleeve, grey pants and black running shoes

Anyone with information is asked to Constable Barkley of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2609, kbarkley@barriepolice.ca or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17034799

 

 

Update - A 10-year-old Girl with Cerebral Palsy Has Her Mode of Transportation Stolen

Update - A 10-year-old Girl with Cerebral Palsy Has Her Mode of Transportation Stolen
August 14th, 2017 - Police & the Community

(Update) Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Barrie Police Service has received numerous e-mails, direct messages and telephone calls from the residents of Barrie and the Greater Toronto Area, all wishing to purchase the victim a new ride-on toy car.

With the assistance of social media and our media partners, Toys "R" Us heard about the story and reached out to CTV News Barrie and offered to purchase a new ride-on toy for the little girl. The family is overwhelmed by the generosity and would like to thank everyone.

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspect is described as;

  • Male, white
  • Medium build, 5'8
  • Wearing a light blue t-shirt, long shorts and accompanied by a young boy, approximately 4-5 years-old.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Graber of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2753, cgraber@barriepolice.ca  or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17040309

 


The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to find and return a ride-on toy car that belongs to a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy.  

The toy car was stolen from outside a home on Bourbon Circle, Sunday night at 11:30 p.m. A witness reported seeing a male and a young boy drag the toy car away from the side of the home and onto the sidewalk. The child was then observed getting into the toy car and driving it away as the male followed.  

Any theft is unacceptable, and in this particular incident this theft leaves a 10-year-old girl with limited mobility. The car is not just a toy, it has become a mode of transportation for the 10-year-old girl when outside playing with her family and friends.

The suspect is described as;

  • Male, white
  • Medium build, 5'8
  • Wearing a light blue t-shirt, long shorts and accompanied by a young boy, approximately 4-5 years-old.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Graber of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2753, cgraber@barriepolice.ca  or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17040309

 

 

Second Suspect Identified - Both Men Wanted for Attempted Murder

Second Suspect Identified - Both Men Wanted for Attempted Murder
August 13th, 2017 - Police & the Community

(Update) Friday, August 18, 2017

Homicide Investigators have identified the second suspect in relation to a shooting incident in the City of Barrie.

Investigators have issued a Canada wide warrant for Dylan BROWN, a 24-year-old, London, Ontario resident. BROWN has been identified as the second suspect following a shooting that took place on Sunday, August 13, 2017, in the area of Mulcaster Street and Lakeshore Drive in the City of Barrie. 

Dylan BROWN is described as;

  • Male, white (24 yrs.)
  • 5’11”, 160 lbs.
  • Brown hair and brown eyes
  • Tattoo on right hand and lower forearm of a star and diamond

BROWN should be considered armed and dangerous. If BROWN is seen, he is not to be approached and police should be contacted immediately by calling 9-1-1.        

Investigators continue to seek the publics’ assistance in locating Max Cameron PRITCHETT, a 21-year-old Barrie resident. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

Max Cameron PRITCHETT is described as;

  • Male, white (21 yrs.)
  • 5’8”, 142 lbs.
  • Medium build
  • Brown hair and blue eyes

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Barrie Police Homicide Unit at (705)725-7025 ext. 2160, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.ca

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17040207


Warrant of Arrest Issued for Attempted Murder
(Update) Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Homicide Investigators have issued an arrest warrant for a male suspect in relation to a shooting incident in the City of Barrie.

Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Max Cameron PRITCHETT, a 21-year-old Barrie resident, in relation to a shooting that took place on Sunday, August 13, 2017, in the area of Mulcaster Street and Lakeshore Drive in the City of Barrie. 

Max Cameron PRITCHETT is described as;

  • Male, white (21 yrs.)
  • 5’8”, 142 lbs.
  • Medium build
  • Brown hair and blue eyes

PRITCHETT should be considered armed and dangerous. If PRITCHETT is seen, he is not to be approached and police should be contacted immediately by calling 9-1-1.        

Investigators are seeking the identity of a second suspect who they believe was involved in the incident, and he is described as;

  • Male, white
  • 5’7” – 5’10”
  • Wearing a red “Blue Jays” baseball hat, red t-shirt, red pants and white shoes

This suspect should also be considered armed and dangerous. If  is seen, he is not to be approached and police should be contacted immediately by calling 9-1-1.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of these two suspects or this investigation is asked to contact the Barrie Police Homicide Unit at (705) 725-7025, ext. 2160, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17040207               


Witnesses Sought After A Male Is Shot
(Update) Sunday, August 13, 2017 – 5:00 p.m.

Investigators have seized a vehicle from an address on Toronto Street, in the City of Barrie. It is believed to be associated to a suspect following the early morning shooting on Mulcaster Street and Lakeshore Drive.

The victim remains in serious condition at a Greater Toronto Area hospital.

The investigation is ongoing and further updates will be provided as they become available.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact the Barrie Police Homicide Unit at (705)725-7025 ext. 2160, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.ca

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17040207


Witnesses Sought After A Male Is Shot

Investigators with the Barrie Police Service are seeking witnesses after a male was shot on Mulcaster Street, in the City of Barrie.

On Saturday, August 13, 2017, at 1:30 a.m., police were called to Mulcaster Street and Lakeshore Drive for a report of shots fired. When officers arrived they located a 28-year-old man from Barrie, suffering from serious injuries.

Investigators believe the suspect shot the victim in the middle of Mulcaster Street and fled in a vehicle. The victim was transported to Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre and then later transferred to a GTA hospital.

Investigators believe that this shooting was targeted.

Investigators are asking any witnesses who may have been in the area at the time of the incident that have not spoken to police, or anyone that may have been in the area to please come forward.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Barrie Police Homicide Unit at (705)725-7025 ext. 2160, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.ca

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17040207

 

News Release: August 12, 2017

News Release

On August 11 at approximately 1030 pm a lone male entered a Mac's convenience store on Bayfield Street. He vaulted the counter and began removing packages of cigarettes from their bins. The ...
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Update - Woman Sought for Possession of Stolen Credit Card

Update - Woman Sought for Possession of Stolen Credit Card
August 11th, 2017 - Police & the Community

(Update) Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Investigators have received numerous tips which have assisted in identifying a female from the Barrie area who they believe to be responsible for several fraudulent credit card transactions.

Further details will be provided as they become available.

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17030119


Woman Sought for Possession of Stolen Credit Card

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a female who is believed to be in possession of a stolen credit card.

The victim noted her credit card missing on Tuesday, June 20, and immediately contacted police. Further investigation has led police to obtaining video surveillance which captured the suspect utilizing the victims’ credit card at Freshco, located at 409 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. 

It is believed the suspected utilized the credit card at several gas stations and Mac's Convenience stores in the north-end of Barrie.

The investigation is ongoing

The Suspect is described as;

  • Female, white (38 - 40 yrs.)
  • Dark hair pulled up into a ponytail
  • Wearing a grey ¾ length shirt

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Marchildon of the Barrie Police Fraud Unit at 705-725-7025, ext. 2940, jmarchildon@barriepolice.ca  or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17030119

 

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Police Seeking Suspect(s) Following an Inhumane Act of Animal Cruelty

Police Seeking Suspect(s) Following an Inhumane Act of Animal Cruelty
August 10th, 2017 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect(s) responsible for a senseless and inhumane act of animal cruelty. 

On Sunday, August 6, 2017, police received a report of a raccoon that had been located near Huronia North Park, in Barrie and found to be severely burned. It is believed a flammable liquid had been thrown on her. 

A Barrie resident took the three to four-month-old raccoon to the Procyon Wildlife Centre in Beeton. The raccoon will be treated by Veterinarians for severe burns to the one side of her body and to her face, arms and belly.

A non-profit, Vancouver based wildlife protection, the Fur-Bearers, heard about the incident, and has offered up a $1,000 reward, on the assumption that member of the public may know who is responsible for the burns. As well, Precious Paws Rescue, a non-profit organization in Barrie, has also offered an additional $500.00 reward for the arrest of the person(s) responsible.

The investigation is ongoing 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2926, info@barriepolice.ca  or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: CL17000456
 

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News Release: August 10, 2017

News Release

(Update) Friday, August 11, 2017 A forensic post-mortem has been concluded. Due to a court-imposed publication ban additional information cannot be released. Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford ...
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ARRESTED - Fraud Suspects Identified and Charged

 ARRESTED - Fraud Suspects Identified and Charged
August 9th, 2017 - Police & the Community

(Update) Saturday, August 12, 2017

Following a fraudulent transaction at Loblaw's on Sunday, August 6, 2017, police have arrested and charged two suspects.

Carl PICHE, 44-years-old from Barrie, has been charged with Fraud Under $5,000 and 40-year-old Kelly MACFIE of Barrie, has also been charged with Fraud Under $5,000.

Both will appear in a Barrie Court of Justice in September. 

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419

Occurrence: BA17039099


(Update) Friday, August 11, 2017

Following a fraudulent transaction at Loblaw's on Sunday, August 6, 2017, police have now identified the two suspects.

Wanted is 44-year-old Carl PICHE and 40-year-old Kelly MACFIE, both residents of Barrie.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call constable Groh of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2533, kgroh@barriepolice.ca  or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS ( 8477), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17039099


Suspects Fraudulently Exchange Merchandise

The Barrie Police are seeking the publics assistance to identify a male and female following a fraudulent transaction that took place on Sunday, August 6, 2017, at Loblaw's, located at 472 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. 

It is believe the suspects selected a PC coffee press from within the store, and then successfully misled the customer service employee into a bogus refund/exchange. The suspects then exchanged the coffee press for several cases of beer and cigarettes.

The incident was later caught on video surveillance and the investigation is ongoing. 

 The suspects are described as; 

Suspect # 1 

  • Female, white
  • Medium build, 5'4
  • Blond hair with pink highlights 
  •  Wearing a grey tank top, black pants and carrying a black purse 

Suspect # 2

  • Male, white
  • Slim build, 6'2
  •  Black/gray hair, full beard 
  •  Wearing a black T-shirt and hoodie and jeans 

Anyone with information is asked to call constable Groh of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2533, kgroh@barriepolice.ca  or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS ( 8477), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S.Bamford #7419

Occurrence: BA17039099

Police Seeking Two Suspects Following Theft

Police Seeking Two Suspects Following Theft
August 8th, 2017 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a male and female following a theft that took place on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at Plato’s Closet, located at 21 Commerce Park Drive, in the City of Barrie.

Video surveillance captured two suspects removing price tags and security sensors off various pieces of clothing and concealing them into a bag. The suspects were confronted by an employee, which prompted the pair to turn over the clothing. Although, upon leaving the store, the male was observed to be wearing a black “Adidas” and “Bench” jacket, both of which had been stolen.    

The suspects are described as;

Suspect #1

  • Female, white (25 yrs.)
  • Medium build, 130lbs., 5’4
  • Short dark hair
  • Multiple tattoos – Chest, left forearm, right upper arm and left leg and foot.
  • Wearing a brown leather jacket, black tank top, and black skirt with white print and carrying a pink “Guess” purse.

Suspect #2

  • Male, white (25 yrs.)
  • Medium build, 180 lbs., 5’8
  • Short brown hair
  • Wearing a black “Blue Jays” hat, black “Adidas” and “bench” jacket, and white T-shirt and cameo shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to Constable Frouws of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2504, jfrouws@barriepolice.ca  or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17038662

 

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