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News Release - Daytime Edition: January 23, 2017

News Release - Daytime Edition

On Friday, January 20th, 2017 members of the Street Crime Unit arrested four individuals dealing Heroin and Cocaine within the City of Barrie. The arrests were as a result of a lengthy drug ...
Posted January 23, 2017 | Read more

Angry Runner Punches Passenger of Car

Angry Runner Punches Passenger of Car
January 20th, 2017 - Police & the Community

UPDATE: Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Barrie Police have received multiple tips in relation the the male involved in this incident and have identified the male.  He has been in contact with officers and the investigation is continuing at this time.  


Barrie Police have received pictures of a suspect involved in a bazar assault on a passenger in a car while stopped at a south end intersection.  

On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 at 7:45pm police attended the Holly Recreation Center located at 171 Mapleton Avenue, in the City of Barrie, to speak to the victim. He reports he was the passenger of a vehicle driven by his daughter and while stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of Batteaux Street and Ardagh Road at 7:10pm a group of runners passed in front of them.  One of the runners stopped and began yelling at the car so the victim rolled down the window and exchanged a few angry words with the male. The suspect then approached the car and punched the victim in the head through the open passenger window.  

The victim was able to locate the group of runners nearby at the recreation center and managed to snap a picture of the male suspect.

Description:

  • Male, white
  • 5'6"
  • 35-years-old
  • Clean shaven
  • Wearing dark winter running hat, dark running gear and a reflective arm band

Police are looking to identify the male suspect and speak to him in regards to the incident. Anyone who may have information is asked to please contact PC D Owen of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2798 or email at dowen@barriepolice.ca.   Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Occurrence #: BA17002955

Prepared by: PC Nicole Rodgers

Food Truck Driver Arrested for Trafficking

Food Truck Driver Arrested for Trafficking
January 19th, 2017 - Police & the Community

UPDATE ON LIST OF CHARGES and ACCUSED PARTIES- Friday, January 20th, 2017

A 53-year-old Oro-Medonte male was charged with:

  1. Trafficking- Marijuana 
  2. Trafficking- Cannabis Resin
  3. Trafficking- Oxycodone
  4. Trafficking- Buprenorphin
  5. Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking- Marijuana
  6. Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking- Cannabis Resin
  7. Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking- Oxycodone
  8. Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking- Buprenorphin
  9. Production of Cannabis Marijuana
  10. Possession of a Controlled Substance- Marijuana
  11. Possession of a Controlled Substance- Oxycodone
  12. Possession of a Controlled Substance- Cannabis Resin
  13. Possession of a Controlled Substance- Buprenorphine

A 24-year-old Oro-Medonte man was charged with:

  1. Production of Cannabis Marijuana 
  2. Possession of a Controlled Substance- Marijuana 
  3. Production of a Controlled Substance- Cannabis Resin (Shatter)
  4. Possession of a Controlled Substance- Psilocybin (mushrooms)   

A 50-year-old Oro-Medonte woman was charged with:

  1. Production of Marijuana
  2. Possession of Marijuana

A 20-year-old Oro-Medonte woman was charged with:

  1. Production of Marijuana
  2. Possession of Marijuana

All parties were released from the Barrie Police Service with a court date to answer to their charges next month.


Barrie Police recently received information of some suspicious activity by a coffee truck servicing the Barrie area, suspecting marijuana was being sold more often than beverages.

After a thorough investigation, the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit arrested a local coffee truck driver for trafficking drugs from his truck on Tuesday, January 17th , 2017 at 10:00am .  Police located 292 grams of Cannabis Marijuana, 27 Oxycodone pills, 11 grams of hash, along with digital scales and baggies inside his truck.  

A short time later, police executed a search warrant at his Shanty Bay address and located:

  • Over 550 Cannabis Marijuana plants 
  • Excess of 100 Buprenorphine pills 
  • 9 grams of Hashish
  • A small amount of  Oxycodone 
  • Cannabis Resin and Psilocybin (mushrooms)
  • Equipment to manufacture drugs 

The 53-year-old Oro-Medonte male was charged with:

  1. Trafficking- Marijuana 
  2. Trafficking- Cannabis Resin
  3. Trafficking- Oxycodone
  4. Trafficking- Buprenorphin
  5. Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking- Marijuana
  6. Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking- Cannabis Resin
  7. Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking- Oxycodone
  8. Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking- Buprenorphin
  9. Production of Cannabis Marijuana
  10. Possession of a Controlled Substance- Marijuana
  11. Possession of a Controlled Substance- Oxycodone
  12. Possession of a Controlled Substance- Cannabis Resin
  13. Possession of a Controlled Substance- Buprenorphine

A second 24-year-old Oro-Medonte man was charged with:

  1. Production of Cannabis Marijuana 
  2. Possession of a Controlled Substance- Marijuana 
  3. Production of a Controlled Substance- Cannabis Resin (Shatter)
  4. Possession of a Controlled Substance- Psilocybin (mushrooms)   

Two other adult female residents have arranged to turn themselves in at a later time to face Production of Cannabis Marijuana charges.  All accused were released with a future court dates,

Two of the accused had Medicinal Marijuana licences but greatly exceeded what they could possess.

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact Detective Davies at Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2304. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Occurrence #: BA17002535

Prepared by: PC Nicole Rodgers

 

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Police Looking to Identify Male

Police Looking to Identify Male
January 18th, 2017 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police are looking for the public's assistance in identifying a male involved in an attempt theft from Zehrs, located at 620 Yonge Street, in the City of Barrie.

On Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at 5:25pm the male entered the grocery store, filling up a re-usable bag with groceries and exiting without paying for the items.  The loss prevention officer observed this and approached the male in the parking lot advising him he was under arrest.  The male ignored the officer and continued to walk away.  The officer grabbed onto the grocery bag at which point the male let go of the groceries fleeing across the parking lot and southbound on Yonge Street. 

Description: 

  • Male, white 
  • Approximately 25 to 30-years-old
  • 5'8, 175 lbs
  • Dark, short facial hair
  • Wearing black coat/grey sweater underneath, ankle high yellow/brown winter boots, black and white bandana on head

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC M Coniglione of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2533 or email at mconihlione@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Occurrence #: BA17002432

Prepared by: PC Nicole Rodgers

News Release - Daytime Edition: January 18, 2017

News Release - Daytime Edition

Barrie Police received multiple calls to Zehrs at 620 Yonge Street, in the City of Barrie, for reports of an irate man yelling, screaming and running into traffic in the parking lot. As police ...
Posted January 18, 2017 | Read more

News Release - Daytime Edition: January 18, 2017

News Release - Daytime Edition

Barrie Police were on general patrol in the Barrie downtown area when they spotted a vehicle who's registered owner had a suspended licence since 2006. On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 at ...
Posted January 18, 2017 | Read more

Card Left in ATM Becomes Crime of Opportunity

Card Left in ATM Becomes Crime of Opportunity
January 17th, 2017 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police have now received surveillance video from an ATM located at a mall in Barrie and are hoping a member of the public can assistance in identifying the suspect. 

On Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 11:30am the elderly victim attended the bank ATM located within the Georgian Mall on Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.  She realized she needed assistance from the teller so went inside the bank for help.  When the teller requested her bank card she realized she had left it behind at the ATM.  In those few short minutes the male suspect withdrew a single $20.00 bill.  Now aware of what was available in the bank account he then withdrew another larger amount of money.

Description:

  • Male, possibly Asian decent
  • Short black hair
  • Round face with glasses
  • Wearing hooded windbreaker with black sleeves and tan front

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC B Bromley of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2780 or email at bbromley@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Occurrence #: BA17000209

Prepared by: PC Nicole Rodgers

News Release - Daytime Edition: January 17, 2017

News Release - Daytime Edition

Barrie Police officers attended an Essa Road tattoo shop after a customer who was not satisfied with the service she received returned with a gun. On Monday, January 15th, 2017 shortly after ...
Posted January 17, 2017 | Read more

News Release - Daytime Edition: January 16, 2017

News Release - Daytime Edition

Barrie Police received multiple calls after a car jumped the curb and struck the fence line of the OPP detachment on Rose Street, in the City of Barrie. Witnesses contacted police after seeing ...
Posted January 16, 2017 | Read more

News Release - Daytime Edition: January 16, 2017

News Release - Daytime Edition

On Saturday, January 14th, 2017 at 10:30pm Barrie Police officers attended an address on Parkside Drive, in the City of Barrie, after a call from a landlord who was having a dispute with some of ...
Posted January 16, 2017 | Read more