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Press Release - Daytime Edition: July 23, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

On July 23 Police attended in the area of Dunlop Street East with regards to a suspicious person lurking around construction equipment. Police located a lone male in the area and further ...
Posted July 23, 2016 | Read more

Press Release - Daytime Edition: July 22, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

Barrie Police are currently investigating an assault that occurred on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 2:19am at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Center. A patient, who was brought to hospital by ...
Posted July 22, 2016 | Read more

Outboard Motor Thief Caught on Video Surveillance

Outboard Motor Thief Caught on Video Surveillance
July 21st, 2016 - Police & the Community

Police are investigating the theft of two outboard motors within the City of Barrie. It is believed the incidents took place in the early hours of Wednesday, July, 20 2016, between 12:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.

The first theft occurred at a residence on Browning Trail. The outboard motor had been secured to the boat, although the suspect(s) managed to remove the motor and flee the area without being noticed.

The second theft was caught on video surveillance just after 12:00 a.m. at a residence on Perry Street. The suspect was observed walking towards the boat with bolt cutters and cutting the chain that had been used to secure the motor to the boat. Just after 3:00 a.m. the suspect returned and quickly removed the motor from the boat and was seen walking away carrying it.

The investigation is ongoing, as police have not yet determined if the two incidents are connected.

The suspect in the second theft is described as;

  • Male, white
  • 5’8” - 6’2”, medium build
  • Wearing a balaclava concealing his face in one photo and wearing a helmet in another photo, zipped up hoodie, white track pants, white running shoes and black gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 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, leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com
 

Press Release - Daytime Edition: July 21, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

Update: Police have completed their investigation and have a charged the driver, a 21-year-old male from Richmond Hill with careless driving. The investigation determined the collision occurred as ...
Posted July 21, 2016 | Read more

Press Release - Daytime Edition: July 20, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

On Wednesday, July, 20,Owen Sound Police arrested and charged a 21-year-old male responsible for the theft of a 1999 Blue Audi A4. He has been charged with: Theft under five thousand ...
Posted July 20, 2016 | Read more

Missing Child Located

Missing Child Located
July 19th, 2016 - Police & the Community

LOCATED - Kylah Demers has been located safely by police and reunited with her family. 

Thank you to the public and local media partners for your assistance! 


8-year-old Kylah Demers was visiting family at the Timberwalk complex in Barrie. 

This evening Kylah was playing at the playground located on Essa Road at Loggers Run when she suddenly ran from her siblings, travelling north bound on Essa Road. Their last sighting of Kylah was at approximately 9pm.

Police and family are actively searching the immediate and surrounding area. 

Kylah is described as;

* Approx. 4ft tall,slender build
* Shoulder length light brown hair
* Wearing a black and white striped shirt, blue jean capris and pink Croc style shoes.   

Anyone with information is asked to contact Barrie Police Investigative Services at (705) 725-7025 Ext. 2129 .

Prepared by: Constable L White #4745

Occurrence #BA16035946

 

 

Theft of Credit Card

Theft of Credit Card
July 19th, 2016 - Police & the Community

On Wednesday, July 13, 2016 a credit card had been stolen from a vehicle on John Street, in the City of Barrie. Video surveillance captured a suspect utilizing the credit card that same day at various convenience stores throughout Barrie.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Lainey of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2760, glainey@barriepolice.ca or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: PC S. Bamford #7419
BA16034939

Press Release - Daytime Edition: July 19, 2016

Press Release - Daytime Edition

Barrie Police were called to a fire just before 6:00 a.m. at a residential complex on Owen Street, in the City of Barrie. It is believed two units have been damaged by the fire and the remaining ...
Posted July 19, 2016 | Read more

Operation Dry Water: Education, Awareness and Reducing Impaired Boating

Operation Dry Water: Education, Awareness and Reducing Impaired Boating
July 18th, 2016 - Police & the Community

Drinking and boating accounts for approximately 40% of boating-related fatalities on Canadian waterways.  To raise awareness and reduce alcohol related deaths, the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) and the Barrie Police Service are launching year 4 of an initiative called “Operation Dry Water”.  It’s goal is to discourage this dangerous practice.

With the summer boating season in high gear, the August 1st long weekend is the perfect time to remind Canadian boaters about the risks of drinking and boating.  Combined with sun, wind, waves and the rocking motion of the boat, the effects of alcohol on the water can be greatly increased.

The CSBC and Barrie Police Service would like, through this initiative, to raise attention to the problem of boating under the influence and to remind boaters not to drink and boat.  

Operation Dry Water will focus on the potential risks of drinking and boating, and remedies that are currently in place to discourage it.

Federal statutes dictate that, whether or not your craft is motorized, you can be charged with Impaired Operation of a vessel under the Criminal Code of Canada if your blood alcohol level exceeds the .08 threshold.   This means you can be charged even if you are impaired while operating a canoe and a judge is able to, upon conviction, suspend your boating privileges. But that’s not all; it can get worse.  In Ontario, upon conviction of having a blood alcohol concentration above .08, the offender can lose his/her automobile driver’s license for up to a year.

Operation Dry Water is aimed at reducing the number of alcohol-related accidents and fatalities on the water while fostering a stronger and more visible deterrent to alcohol use while boating. The end goal? To achieve safer and more enjoyable recreational boating. 

This initiative is made possible through support of Transport Canada’s Office of Boating Safety. 

For additional information on boating safety and a short video please visit www.csbc.ca

 

 

Seeking Identity of Suspect

Seeking Identity of Suspect
July 18th, 2016 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police Service is seeking witnesses to assist with identifying a male suspect following a theft at No Frill’s, located at 165 Wellington Street, in the City of Barrie.

On Friday, July 8, 2016 at 2:38 p.m. a loss prevention officer observed the suspect selecting various packages of meat and placing them into a green reusable bag. The suspect then proceeded past all the cashiers and made no attempt to pay for the items he had selected. Once outside he was approached by the loss prevention officer who advised he was under arrest. The suspect then quickly dropped the items and fled the area on foot.

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male, white
  • 6’0”, medium build
  • Short brown hair and wearing glasses.
  • Wearing a black hat, dark shirt with a light coloured stripe on the left side and plaid shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Bovair of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2643, sbovair@barriepolice.ca or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: PC S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence # BA16034041

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