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Charges Laid Following Warrants on Two Local Marijuana Dispensaries

Charges Laid Following Warrants on Two Local Marijuana Dispensaries
August 31st, 2016 - Police & the Community

Investigators with the Barrie Police Service Street Crime Unit executed a Controlled Drug and Substance Act warrant at two marijuana dispensaries on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016.

As a result of community complaints, the Street Crime Unit commenced an investigation into two illegal marijuana dispensaries, those being Sunrise Medicinal at 15A Dunlop Street East and Med West at 304 Dunlop Street, West in the City of Barrie. 

As a result of the search warrants, investigators seized a large quantity of cash, Cannabis Marijuana, Cannabis Resin, Hashish and edible products containing THC (the psychoactive ingredient contained in marijuana).

A 63-year-old Wasaga Beach male, employee from Sunrise Medicinal dispensary has been arrested and charged with Trafficking a Controlled Substance and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking. He will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie on September 28th, 2016.

A 30-year-old Coldwater male, owner/operator from Med West dispensary has been arrested and charged with Trafficking a Controlled Substance and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking. He will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie on September 28th, 2016.

A 30-year-old Barrie mal, owner/operator from Med West dispensary has been arrested and charged with Trafficking a Controlled Substance and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking. He will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie on September 28th, 2016.

A 29-year-old Barrie male, owner/operator from Med West dispensary has been arrested and charged with Trafficking a Controlled Substance and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking. He will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie on September 28th, 2016.

The investigation is ongoing and detectives continue to comb through a large quantity of items seized from both locations. Further arrests and charges are expected to be laid as the investigation continues.

 

*Photograph attached illustrates a sample of items seized from both locations 

Police Seeking Man Following Theft

Police Seeking Man Following Theft
August 31st, 2016 - Police & the Community

Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a man who is wanted for theft from Loblaws located at 472 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.

On Tuesday, August 30, 2016, just before 6:30 p.m. a man was captured on video surveillance selecting various grocery items and placing them into a reusable bag. He fled the store without making any attempt to pay for the items. When stopped by a loss prevention officer the man dropped the bag and ran towards Bayfield Street.

The investigation is ongoing .

The suspect is described as;

  • Male, white
  • Slim build, 20-25 yrs.
  • Dark hair pulled back into a ponytail
  • Wearing a red/white zippered sweater and dark jeans and was carrying a red reusable grocery bag.

Anyone with information is asked to Constable Carleton of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2549, bcarleton@barriepolice.ca , or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA16043350

 

 

 

 

 

Seeking Theft Suspect

Seeking Theft Suspect
August 30th, 2016 - Police & the Community

On Sunday, August 28, 2016 at just after 2:00 a.m., a suspicious male was captured on video surveillance at Tile Master located at 79 Anne Street South, in the City of Barrie.

The suspect was observed backing up to an enclosed trailer, breaking the lock and stealing approximately $15,000.00 in tools.

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

 

 

Press Release - Daytime Edition: August 30, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

Police arrested a 27-year-old Barrie male for theft on Monday, August 29, 2016. The male had been caught stealing beef jerky and several packs of candy from Joe's No Frills located on ...
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Press Release - Daytime Edition: August 30, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

On Friday, August 26, police were called to an address on Thickett Avenue in the City of Barrie after receiving reports that a woman had been robbed. The victim had been punched in the hand and ...
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Search Warrants Executed at Two Illegal Marijuana Dispensaries

 Search Warrants Executed at Two Illegal Marijuana Dispensaries
August 30th, 2016 - Police & the Community

Investigators with the Barrie Police Service Street Crime Unit executed a Controlled Drug and Substance Act warrant at two marijuana dispensaries on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016.

As a result of community complaints, the Street Crime Unit commenced an investigation into two illegal marijuana dispensaries, those being Sunrise Medicinal on Dunlop Street East and Med West on Dunlop Street West, in the City of Barrie. 

Barrie Police Service has worked in partnership with the City of Barrie and the Crown Attorney’s office and will continue to work in conjunction with Health Canada in regards to the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR).

The illegal marijuana dispensaries are not a Health Canada licensed producer or distributer as defined in the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR).

These types of “store front” operations pose a potential health risk as the production of controlled substances are not regulated by Health Canada and/or originate from unknown sources.

Further information surrounding the details of the search warrants and all parties involved will be released as they become available.

All media inquiries can be directed to Barrie Police Service Corporate Communications at 705-725-7025 ext. 2926.

Press Release - Daytime Edition: August 29, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

Barrie Police are seeking witnesses in a collision between a minivan and a motorcycle at the intersection of St. Vincent Street and Cundles Road East. On Sunday, August 28th, 2016 at 3:40pm Barrie ...
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Woman Wanted for Theft

Woman Wanted for Theft
August 29th, 2016 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police has recently received video surveillance and are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect wanted for a theft.

On Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 12:20 a.m. a man and woman entered Mac’s Convenience located at 149 Dunlop Street, East in the City of Barrie. In an attempt to distract the store employee the male stood at the counter and engaged the employee in conversation, while the female quickly filled her bag with various candies. The woman motioned to the male to leave and as they were walking out of the store the employee attempted to stop the woman, but was pushed by the male and the two fled on foot.

Police located the male suspect just before 2:00 a.m. that morning. He had been intoxicated and passed out in a nearby park surrounded by candy wrappers. The 30-year-old Barrie male was arrested for assault, theft under $5000 and public intoxication. He was later released with a future court date in September.

The investigation is ongoing and police are seeking the female suspect.

The suspect is described as;

  • Female, white
  • Medium build
  • Dark shoulder length hair
  • Wearing a blue shirt, black and grey shorts and carrying a bag.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Rose of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2731, drose@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 # BA16040509

 

 

 

 

 

Press Release - Daytime Edition: August 28, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

On Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at approximately 5:46pm Barrie Police were called to an address on Clapperton Street in regards to three individuals breaking into a shed. On arrival police located ...
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Stolen Credit Card and Attempt Fraud

Stolen Credit Card and Attempt Fraud
August 26th, 2016 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police are currently looking for two suspects in relation to an attempt fraud that occurred with a stolen credit card.

On Friday, August 26th, 2016 at approximately 10:30am two males entered the Walmart located at 35 Mapleview Drive West, in the City of Barrie, and approached the jewelry counter. One male selected a gold chain wanting to use a credit card to purchase it.  Immediately upon the transaction being processed a shirt and six VISA gift cards were added to the purchase.  The transaction went through but upon reviewing the signature, the employee questioned the male for more identification.  The suspect stated he left his wallet in the car and both males fled the store without the credit card or any merchandise. 

Further investigation revealed the credit card had been stolen.

Description Male #1:

  • Male, black
  • 18-20 years old
  • 140-160lbs, thin build
  • 5'8"-6'
  • Short black hair in pig tails
  • Wearing dark blue long sleeve shirt with unknown logo on front left chest, black jeans and black running shoes

Description Male #2:

  • Male, black
  • 18-20 years old
  • 140-160lbs, thin build
  • 5'8"-6'
  • Short black hair
  • Wearing a black New York Yankees Baseball cap, black t-shirt, black jeans and black running shoes with grey lining the outside sole.

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information into the suspects to please contact PC B Carleton of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2549 or email at bcarleton@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

 

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers

Occurrence #BA16042476