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Press Release - Daytime Edition: May 3, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

The Barrie Police is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a vehicle involved in a fail to remain. On Saturday, April 30, 2016 at approximately 9:30 p.m., the driver of a white Dodge ...
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Press Release - Daytime Edition: May 3, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

A female with a flat tire entering a RIDE Program held by Barrie Police Officers last night ended up with Impaired Care and Control charges. On Monday, May 2nd, 2016 at 10:10pm a vehicle ...
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Seeking Theft Suspect

Seeking Theft Suspect
May 2nd, 2016 - Police & the Community

On Friday, April 29, 2016 at approximately 7:30 p.m., a male entered Shoppers Drug Mart, located in the Georgian Mall, in the City of Barrie.

Upon entering the store the suspect walked directly to the front check-out and grabbed several plastic shopping bags. He then proceeded to the beauty boutique section, where he quickly filled the bags with numerous men’s and woman’s fragrances, and fled the store

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the male.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male, brown complexion
  • Mid 30’s
  • Curly dark short hair
  • Medium build,
  • Approximately 5’8,
  • Wearing a black winter jacket and sunglasses

Anyone with information is asked to contact Barrie Police Investigative Services at 705-725-7025, ext.2527, smcgill@barriepolice.ca , call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford
Occurrence # BA16021093

Press Release - Daytime Edition: May 1, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

On April 30th, 2016 police responded to an assault that took place on Wellington Street. On arrival police spoke with the victim, a 19 year old female, who advised that she had just been assaulted ...
Posted May 1, 2016 | Read more

Working Together to Eliminate Street Racing Activities Everywhere

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April 30th, 2016 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police Service and partnering police services shared at the launch of Project E.R.A.S.E. on Friday, April 29 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The aim of Project E.R.A.S.E. is to eliminate racing activities on streets everywhere. More than 22 police services from across Ontario, as well as the Ministry of Transportation and the Ministry of the Environment, are working hard to protect our roadways.

Street racing has no place on our roadways. If you see or know of street racing activity, call police. Call 9-1-1 if you see anyone partaking in this activity with an immediate threat to public safety. Try to note the vehicle’s location, direction of travel, make, model, licence plate number and driver’s description.

Working together to combat aggressive driving and street racing everywhere.

Civilian Hiring Opportunity

Civilian Hiring Opportunity
April 29th, 2016 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police Services Board is seeking applicants for the temporary position of a full time CPIC Assistant.

The CPIC Assistant will work as a resource contact for CPIC system users. The CPIC Assistant will maintain a high standard of CPIC entries to ensure the accuracy and integrity of information available.

For further information and application process click here.

Press Release - Daytime Edition: April 29, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

On Thursday, April 28, 2016 just after 5:00 p.m. police were called to the area of Cundles Road, East in the City of Barrie after receiving a report of a break and enter. The homeowners arrived ...
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Press Release - Daytime Edition: April 28, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

Police responded to the area of Hwy 90 south of Miller Drive in the City of Barrie Wednesday afternoon upon receiving reports of an altercation between a motorist and a construction worker. A ...
Posted April 28, 2016 | Read more

Police Seeking Person of Interest

Police Seeking Person of Interest
April 27th, 2016 - Police & the Community

On Thursday, April 21, 2016 just after 5:00 p.m., a woman entered Shoppers Drug Mart, located at 165 Wellington Street, West, in the City of Barrie.

The suspect was observed selecting several products throughout the store and then concealing them into her bag. When leaving the store she met up with a male and the two parties exited the store, although were stopped and arrested by loss prevention.

The female suspect immediately handed over some of the items she had taken and then quickly fled from loss prevention’s custody.

The male, a 38-year-old Barrie resident was arrested upon police arrival and charged with theft under $5,000 and was also found to be in possession of marijuana and was subsequently charged with possession of a controlled substance. He will appear in a Barrie court in May.

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the outstanding female.

The suspect is described as:

  • Female, white
  • Brown hair
  • Thin build
  • Wearing a blue hoodie and carrying a black bag.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Barrie Police Investigative Services at 705-725-7025, ext.2731, drose@barriepolice.ca , call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford
Occurrence # BA16019622

 

 

Theft Suspect Arrested

Theft Suspect Arrested
April 27th, 2016 - Police & the Community

Police identified and arrested a 24-year-old Barrie women on Wednesday, April, 27 2016 who had been wanted for a theft at Zehrs located on Cundles Road, East, in the City of Barrie.

The woman has been charged with theft under $5,000 and escape lawful custody. She will appear in a Barrie court in May.


On Friday, April 22, 2016 just after 5:30 p.m., a woman entered Zehrs, located at 201 Cundles Road, East, in the City of Barrie.

The suspect was observed selecting several cosmetic products and placing them into her purse. She then proceeded to the check-out and paid for several other items she had selected prior, although made no attempt to pay for the cosmetics she had concealed in her purse.

When exiting the store she was stopped by loss prevention, but refused to cooperate and fled on foot.

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspect is described as:

  • Female, white
  • Brown curly hair – short
  • 6’0, thin build
  • Wearing a black cardigan, neon coloured tank top, black pants and brown purse.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Barrie Police Investigative Services at 705-725-7025, ext.2731, drose@barriepolice.ca , call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford
Occurrence # BA16019838