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Press Release - Daytime Edition: May 24, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

Over the long weekend police conducted ride spot checks throughout the City of Barrie. A 30-year-old Barrie male was arrested for over 80 and possession of marihuana. He was arrested and his ...
Posted May 24, 2016 | Read more

Press Release - Daytime Edition: May 24, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

Barrie Police were quickly on the tail of a male who was on a rampage after he could not get cigarettes from his step-mother. On Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 9:22pm Police were called to a residence ...
Posted May 24, 2016 | Read more

Robbery Suspect Arrested

Robbery Suspect Arrested
May 21st, 2016 - Police & the Community

Update: Sunday, May 22, 2016

Investigators from the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit arrested a 22 year-old male from Alliston in connection to the robbery that took place on Saturday night.

The male has been charged with; robbery, possession of property obtained by crime and theft under $5,000. The further charges stem as the motor vehicle in which he was operating was reported stolen from the GTA area days prior. 

The male is also wanted on an outstanding warrant with South Simcoe Police Service, therefore will be held for bail. 


On Saturday, May 21, 2016, just before 7:00 p.m., a male entered Starbucks located in the Walmart Plaza near Mapleview Drive and Highway 400, in the City of Barrie.

The male brandished a knife and demanded money. He ran out of the store and fled the area in a vehicle believed to be a Toyota Matrix hatchback, grey in colour. The drivers side door was orange and red in colour. 

The investigation is ongoing.

The male is described as;
• Male,white
• Approximately late 20`s to early 30`s
• Medium build, 5'9 
• Brown goatee
• Wearing a green and black camouflage hooded jacket and blue jeans. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Barrie Police Investigative Services at 705-725-7025 Ext. 2129 or call Crime Stoppers and remain anonymous at 1-800-222-TIPS or visit www.tipsubmit.ca 

Occurrence #BA16024905

 

Press Release - Daytime Edition: May 21, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

On the 21st of May 2016 at approximately 00:30hrs Barrie Police were doing routine patrol when a vehicle was noticed driving erratically down Bradford street. The vehicle was pulled over and ...
Posted May 21, 2016 | Read more

Theft from Customer Service Kiosk

Theft from Customer Service Kiosk
May 20th, 2016 - Police & the Community

On Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at 7:06pm a male and female were walking through Kozlov Mall, located at 400 Bayfiled Street, in the City of Barrie. The pair stopped at the customer service center, which at the time was unoccupied.  It appeared the female kept watch while the male swooped behind the desk and removed a black Adidas backpack that belonged to the customer service employee.

Suspect #1:

  • Male, white
  • Brown hair
  • Slim build
  • Wearing: dark coloured t shirt, tall white socks and shorts
  • Carrying dark backpack
  • Tattoos on left forearm and left calf

Suspect #2:

  • Female, white
  • Dark brown hair tied back
  • Medium build
  • Wearing white tank top, black stretch pants and black shoes
  • Carrying a white and light blue recyclable shopping bag

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC N Petersen of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2764. 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: PC N Rodgers

Occurrence #: BA16024530

Assault

Assault
May 20th, 2016 - Police & the Community

Occurrence Type: Assault
Occurrence #: BA16023090
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 8:52pm

UPDATE: Friday, May 13th, 2016

Further information from investigators leads police to believe the suspect departed the scene and was last seen walking up Carley Crescent from Ester Drive, in the City of Barrie.

Suspect Description:   

  • Male white
  • Mid 20’s
  • 6’1-6”2”, thin build
  • Short reddish brown hair

Wearing:

  • Grey shirt 
  • Blue jeans
  • White running shoes

Police are asking for the publics assistance in identifying the suspect in this incident.  Please contact the Barrie Police Service Criminal Investigative Division at 705-725-7025 ext. 2129. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

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On Wednesday, May, 11 2016, just before 9:00 p.m. three youths were walking in the area of Esther Drive and Raquel Street, in the City of Barrie.

A male believed to be in his late teens to early twenties grabbed one of the youths and assaulted him, leaving him with minor head and facial injuries. The youth was treated and released from hospital. It is unknown what provoked the incident and police are continuing the investigation.

Anyone who may have been travelling in the area or has any information is asked to contact PC Lainey of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 Ext. 2760, glainey@barriepolice.ca or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com .

 

Press Release - Daytime Edition: May 19, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

On the Wednesday, May 18th, Barrie Police Service and members with the Ontario Provincial Police Child Sexual Exploitation Unit executed a search warrant at a southwest Barrie residence. The ...
Posted May 19, 2016 | Read more

WINNER: Police Week Contest for Kids

WINNER: Police Week Contest for Kids
May 17th, 2016 - Police & the Community

CONGRATULATIONS 3 year old Amelia Stewart!

Barrie Police Service would like to introduce to you the new and improved: TRACKER

Thank you to all the little ones who submitted.  It was a very hard choice with all the wonderful names and colouring!


A contest to name the smallest cruiser in our fleet will be held throughout the week!

The remote control (RC) cruiser will be featured at, the Community BBQ, the Police and Community display at Georgian Mall and at the 3rd annual Home Safe 5KM Run/Walk. 

Contest ballots will be provided and accepted at these locations. Submissions will be accepted up until 12:00 p.m., and the winner will be announced at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2016.

Contest ballots can also be downloaded by clicking  here .

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Male Identified

Male Identified
May 17th, 2016 - Police & the Community

Investigators have identified the male who called 9-1-1. The male did in fact believe what he had witnessed to be a crime in progress. Investigators are continuing to investigate the circumstances that initiated the call 9-1-1.

At this time there is no further information and police a requesting anyone that may have been in the area at the time to call Investigators at 705-725-7025 Ext.2129 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com


On Sunday, May 8th, 2016 shortly after 5:00pm Barrie Police received a call from a payphone at Esso Gas Station located at 2 Bryne Drive, in the City of Barrie. 

The caller indicated he had seen a male holding a handgun being forced to exit a car.  The description of the vehicle he gave did not match the licence plate he also provided, and when police arrived on scene moments after the call the male caller nor the male suspected to have a handgun could not be located.

The officer checked video surveillance and saw the male making the call and immediately running from the area.  It appeared in the video he was trying to hide himself from the cameras while approaching the payphone.  Also, no vehicle matching the description was seen in the area or on surveillance.

At this time the Barrie Police Service Criminal Investigative Division are treating this occurrence as a Public Mischief and are asking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect.  Anyone who may have information into the male in the area or the incident to please contact DC A Farrell of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2715. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Seeking Theft Suspect

Seeking Theft Suspect
May 17th, 2016 - Police & the Community

On Friday, May 13, 2016 police received a report of a theft that had occurred at LA Fitness, located in Park Place, in the City Barrie.

The victim had secured his personal belongings within a locker in the men’s change room just before 11:00 a.m. Upon returning to the locker room he found the combination lock he had utilized to secure his locker was missing, as well as his personal items.

Further investigation led police to the Petro Canada located on Yonge Street, in the City of Barrie. Police ascertained through video surveillance the victim’s stolen credit card was used to purchase several items within the store just before 12:00 p.m.

The suspect arrived at the gas station in a vehicle, although parked outside of video surveillance range.

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspect is described as;

  • Male, middle-eastern decent
  • 20-28 yrs.
  • Approx. 5’8”, 185 lbs.
  • Brown hair, brown eyes
  • Goatee
  • Wearing a grey “Roots” sweater, grey track pants and white shoes with red accents.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Beard of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2582, mbeard@barriepolice.ca , or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com