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IED's Located-Rendered Safe

IED's Located-Rendered Safe
August 29th, 2015 - Police & the Community

UPDATE: August 29th, 2015 @ 7:17 pm

The IED discovered at 246 Sunnidale Road water treatment plant has been rendered safe and there are no concerns for public safety.

No damage was caused to the area and officers will be clearing the scene.

Investigative Services are currently conducting an investigation into this matter and ask that if anyone is aware of suspicious activity or persons in the area please call Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 extension 2104 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

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Barrie Police Service would like to make the public aware of an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) disruption taking place within the next 10 minutes in the location of 246 Sunnidale Road, Barrie

At approximately 2:12 this afternoon officers were called to the water treatment building located within Sunnidale Park, 246 Sunnidale Road, Barrie for a small fire outside the building.  Officers attended with Barrie Fire and discovered what appear to be two small IED’s that were near the exterior of the building. One of the devices was the cause of the fire.

As a precaution the area was cordoned off and members from the Barrie Police Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU) attended to examine the devices.  EDU Officers deemed it necessary to disrupt the second device not involved in the fire to ensure the safety of all on scene.

The public is reminded that the disruption of the device is being done in a controlled safe way and possesses no risk to the community.

Investigative Services are currently conducting an investigation into this matter and ask that if anyone is aware of suspicious activity or persons in the area please call Barrie Police Service at (705)725-7025 extension 2104 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

 

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Abduction Involving a Firearm

Abduction Involving a Firearm
August 29th, 2015 - Police & the Community

UPDATE: 4:45 pm Saturday August 29th, 2015

Female victim has been locate safe and is with Police.

The male and female suspect have been arrested and is in Police custody.

More information will be arrested when available.

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Today, Saturday 29th, 2015 around 11:52 am A female, appearing to be under the age of 18 years of age, was walking eastbound on Dunlop Street East near Metzger Studio located at 76 Dunlop Street East.

The female was approached by a male driver and a female passenger in a charcoal grey Dodge Magnum with a partial Ontario Licensee plate of 'BCP'.  The male driver exited the vehicle, held a black firearm up in the air then placed it down on the roof of the vehicle.  Numerous demands were then made to the female victim to get into the car.  She complied and they were last seen travelling westbound on Dunlop Street East turning northbound on Owen Street in Barrie.

The public's assistance is required to locate this female and suspects.  If they are seen or their whereabouts are known please call 911 immediately.

Male Suspect:

Male, white, large build 6'2 visible tattoos on his neck, unshaven wearing a dark baseball cap, dark t-shirt, sunglasses.

Female Suspect:

Female, long dark curly hair, heavy build

Suspect Vehicle:

Charcoal grey dodge Magnum partial ONT Licence  plate of BCP

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Press Release - Daytime Edition: August 28, 2015

Press Release - Daytime Edition

On Friday August 28, 2015, at 2:40 a.m., Police attended the Barrie City marina after receiving a call from security advising two males had damaged a vehicle parked at the marina. Upon arrival ...
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Press Release - Daytime Edition: August 28, 2015

Press Release - Daytime Edition

On Friday, August 28, 2015, shortly after midnight, Barrie police responded to an alarm call at Eastview Secondary School. Upon arrival police located a sixteen-year-old and two fifteen-year-old ...
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Keeping Ontario Roadways Safer

Keeping Ontario Roadways Safer
August 27th, 2015 - Police & the Community

Effective Tuesday September 1, 2015, the rules of Ontario roadways will be changing.

These new laws will assist in keeping our roadways safer!

New Rules of the Road

Press Release - Daytime Edition: August 27, 2015

Press Release - Daytime Edition

On Wednesday, August 26, 2015, Police arrested a 19 year-old, Barrie Male for breach of probation. He had been observed by police downtown Barrie carrying a Samurai sword. The male is currently ...
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Blue Lightning Brings Home A Gold Medal

Blue Lightning Brings Home A Gold Medal
August 26th, 2015 - Police & the Community

On Saturday August 22, 2015, the Barrie Police Service - Blue Lightning Dragon Boat Team competed in the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival at Heritage Park. The Barrie Police raised just under $600for Hospice -Simcoe County.

Blue Lightning was determined and motivated to bring home the gold for the second year in a row, and that is just what they did!

2015 Blue Lightning Results:

•1st place - Municipal Challenge Cup
•2nd place - Final Gold Cup Race

The Barrie Dragon Boat Festival is an annual summer event that promotes community spirit, vitality and unity. The fundamental objective of a Dragon Boat Festival is to strengthen community spirit, providing an opportunity for citizens to demonstrate their organisational talent and resources in hosting a major recreational and cultural event. Benefits include fundraising opportunities for local charitable and not-for-profit organizations, increased exposure for local businesses and a fun-filled event the whole family can enjoy!

Come onbaord with Blue Lighting:

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Press Release - Daytime Edition: August 26, 2015

Press Release - Daytime Edition

Update: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 O.P.P Bracebridge recovered the stolen vehicle early this morning, although significant damage had been done to the vehicle. The suspect(s) smashed the ...
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Seeking Identity of Robbery Suspect

Seeking Identity of Robbery Suspect
August 25th, 2015 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police Investigative Services is seeking witnesses to assist with identifying a suspect following a robbery at Subway Restaurant, located in at 353 Duckworth Street, City of Barrie.

On Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 1:22 a.m. a male suspect entered the Subway Restaurant demanding money. He disguised himself by concealing his face with a white fabric cloth, and was not armed with a weapon or make mention of one during the incident.

The suspect stole a quantity of Canadian currency then fled the scene on foot heading eastbound on Duckworth Street. The employee at the store was the only occupant and was not injured.

Responding officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

Suspect:                              

  • Male, White
  • 5’9”, Heavy build
  • Wearing a white cloth over his face, red hoodie, red gloves, blue jeans and black shoes.

The investigation is ongoing.

The Barrie Police Service reminds business owners of the importance of maintaining and updating video surveillance equipment. Quality images help to identify suspects, can aid in arrests and have a tremendous impact during court proceedings.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Barrie Police Investigative Services at 705-725-7025, ext. 2129., or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip at www.tipsubmit.com

 

 

 

 
 

Drug Dealers: Aspiring to Work with Police?

Drug Dealers: Aspiring to Work with Police?
August 25th, 2015 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police Service has received numerous inquiries with regards to a picture that has been circulating on Facebook and Twitter.

Although, the talent behind producing this false form cannot be attributed to the Barrie Police Service, and nor does our service endorse such a program.

We encourage citizens to contact the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, to leave an anonymous tip to report a Crime.

The improper use of social media can create false news, which in some cases can cause panic and/or disorder. When used appropriately social media can assist in solving crimes and/or promote positive information sharing.

That being said, what is your Social Media Reputation?